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

Tour focuses on modernist homes in the Twin Cities

A preservationist group is offering a glimpse inside seven unique homes, to show off their timeless appeal.

Updated: September 30, 2013, - 11:05 AM

Remodeled 'Dream Home' in Tonka Bay goes from cold to cozy

After living in their Tonka Bay home for several years, a couple knew what what wasn't working, including a too-tall great room they rarely used. Strategic remodeling transformed it into a Remodelers Showcase “Dream Home.”

Updated: September 21, 2013, - 05:30 PM

Homes by Architects tour features just-right designs

Architectural problem-solving – from tight sites to tricky spaces – are on display during the Homes by Architects tour.

Updated: September 14, 2013, - 05:34 PM

Magical Madeline Island comes to life

A new book celebrates the distinctive summer houses of the popular island retreat.

Updated: September 14, 2013, - 05:33 PM

Everyday Solutions: Upgrading a breakfast nook

Special ingredients give an old breakfast nook new life as part of a whole kitchen renovation in a Minneapolis Georgian Colonial home.

Updated: September 09, 2013, - 01:39 PM

Fall is high season for Twin Cities home tours

Hundreds of houses will be open for inspection this month. Which is your tour du jour?

Updated: September 09, 2013, - 01:20 PM

A sunroom addition on a Minneapolis home lets in the light

A seamless sunroom addition mixes a modern aesthetic with Mediterranean style and satisfies a Minneapolis family's need for light.

Updated: September 02, 2013, - 06:43 AM

Homegazing: Deephaven grand old lady gets a facelift

The movie industry lured independent filmmakers David Burton Morris and Victoria Morris to Los Angeles in the 1980s. A charming...

Updated: August 31, 2013, - 04:29 PM

Boulder Bridge beauty: You can have it for $5.75 million

A historic Lake Minnetonka Dutch Colonial was once a summer retreat for the Dayton family. It’s on the market for the first time in nearly four decades.

Updated: August 24, 2013, - 06:13 PM

Before & After: Master bath makeover

A 1930s master bathroom combines the period style of yesterday with the perks of today.

Updated: August 23, 2013, - 03:24 PM

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