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

Twin Cities Bungalow beauties on tour

The tour offers an inside look at six vintage homes that combine Craftsman charm and sensitive updates.

Updated: May 03, 2013, - 02:48 PM

AIA Home of the Month: Organic modern in Golden Valley

An outdated 1980s “builder home” in Golden Valley gets a dramatic do-over. It's the AIA Home of the Month for May.

Updated: May 03, 2013, - 02:45 PM

Minneapolis St. Paul Home Tour showcases city living

The Minneapolis St. Paul Home Tour showcases real-world home makeovers and the many moods of city living.

Updated: April 20, 2013, - 02:45 PM

Everyday Solutions: Entry addition adds function to bungalow

A Minneapolis bungalow’s new front entry adds charm and purpose.

Updated: April 19, 2013, - 01:50 PM

The Dirt: "Beauty in a Briefcase"

In the 1800s, gardeners ordered plants from traveling nurserymen, not from the local garden centers we have today.

Updated: April 16, 2013, - 03:18 PM

Modern Edina home is graphic by design

A family’s sensibly sized modern home combines concrete, glass and comfortable spaces.

Updated: April 06, 2013, - 03:31 PM

Before and After: A restyled fireplace wall

A restyled fireplace wall adds character and a customized look to a once-drab living room.

Updated: April 05, 2013, - 05:44 PM

The Dirt: Learn how to create a rain garden

Is planting a rain garden on your to-do list this spring? Metro Blooms workshops will teach gardeners how to do it. Plus news on floral design and Macy's flower show.

Updated: April 02, 2013, - 04:59 PM

Art Deco cooperative: Still swanky after all these years

It feels like the 1930s inside an Art Deco cooperative on Minneapolis’ Park Avenue.

Updated: April 01, 2013, - 02:07 PM

Architects help you find your own inspired house

Even if you love your house, it’s likely that it has a few dysfunctional or outdated spaces. We’ve asked four architects for their ideas on remodeling and ways to achieve the home you aspire to, whether that will take floor-by-floor remodeling or just a little fine-tuning.

Updated: March 26, 2013, - 04:37 PM

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