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

Homegazing Straw-bale home in North Branch

Minnesota’s first code-approved straw-bale house is super energy-efficient – and wolf-proof.

Updated: August 17, 2013, - 10:16 AM

Everyday solutions: Kitchen gets a modern makeover

The kitchen in a small 1920s Arts & Crafts bungalow was typical of the period — minimal storage, only 4 feet of counter space and a single bank of cabinets. Time for a makeover.

Updated: August 11, 2013, - 07:33 AM

A rural retreat lives large

A Minneapolis couple's weekend country home in Black River Falls, Wis., makes the most of its minimal square footage.

Updated: August 06, 2013, - 09:39 AM

Homegazing: Lake Minnetonka carriage house gets a tune-up

A century-old carriage house on Lake Minnetonka has been updated for modern family living, while preserving its past.

Updated: August 03, 2013, - 02:00 PM

Before & after: Master bath makeover

A single guy can unwind in this modern master bath restyled with a spa-style shower, coffee bar and masculine flair.

Updated: July 27, 2013, - 04:10 PM

The dirt: Parade of ponds, Victory neighborhood garden tour

This weekend, 13 private sites designed and maintained by members of the Minnesota Water Garden Society will be open for self-guided tours.

Updated: July 23, 2013, - 04:20 PM

Homegazing: You can have this midcentury modern Graffunder house in Minneapolis for $897,000

A midcentury modern architect-designed house is a blast from the past.

Updated: July 20, 2013, - 02:18 PM

A Minneapolis homeowner updates her century-old home on a tight budget

How one Minneapolis woman got an addition, an updated kitchen, a new bathroom – and much more – for...

Updated: July 20, 2013, - 02:15 PM

Everyday solutions: Built-in furniture and custom cabinetry

Lisa Schwartz Powell and Doug Powell wanted a bigger open kitchen with more counter space to make family meals in their 1920s Mediterranean-style home in Minneapolis.

Updated: July 13, 2013, - 02:43 PM

A family creates a modern urban retreat

An architect, his sister and his son formed a dream team to create a modern urban retreat -- the AIA Home of the Month.

Updated: July 07, 2013, - 08:05 AM

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