Lynn Underwood

Reporter | Homes
Phone: 612-673-7619
Lynn Underwood writes about new home construction, remodeling, architecture, design, decorating and real estate for the Sunday Homes section. She also writes garden-related stories for the Variety Home + Garden section.

Recent content from Lynn Underwood

Modern retreat in northern Minnesota is one with nature

AIA Minnesota Home of the Month: Nature takes center stage inside a year-round modern retreat that merges with its northern Minnesota setting.

Updated: May 02, 2015, - 06:42 PM

Lowry Hill mansion boasts vintage elegance, modern updates

The turn-of-the-century house has abundant woodwork and a Minnehaha-themed stained-glass window, along with amenities today's buyers covet. You can have it for $2.395 million.

Updated: May 02, 2015, - 09:58 AM

First peek at year's Home of the Month selections

Home of the Month choices range from a remodeled industrial loft to a gracious Lake Superior retreat.

Updated: April 26, 2015, - 06:53 AM

New and improved homes on display for urban tour

Urban residences on the Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour show how homeowners have injected eco-friendly features, along with re-used and recycled materials.

Updated: April 18, 2015, - 10:27 PM

Ex-science teacher has formula for beautiful garden

A retired high school teacher capitalized on her scientific curiosity, passion for arborvitae and summer breaks to make a barren lot beautiful.

Updated: April 18, 2015, - 11:49 AM

AIA MN Home of the Month: A Minneapolis Tudor for the 21st century

The renovation of a 1929 house facing Lake Harriet in south Minneapolis balances period charm with modern functionality for a family of five.

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 02:21 PM

Minneapolis mom now has a home for the holidays

For the first time, a Minneapolis woman and her young son will celebrate the season in a home of their own.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 02:23 PM

Tried-and-true holiday decorating

Two design pros deck their halls in dramatically different styles, and share their tips for adding festive flair. John Hinschberger goes vintage.

Updated: December 14, 2014, - 06:44 AM

New recipe for an Old World Minneapolis kitchen

AIA Minnesota Home of the Month: A reconfigured floor plan turns a dining room into a spacious kitchen at the hub of a 1920s home.

Updated: December 06, 2014, - 02:31 PM

A drab '60s great room updates its 'Mad Men' vibe

A dark and drab 1960s great room is livened up with fresh materials and a modern “Mad Men”-style bar.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 03:31 PM

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