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

Home of the Month: Lodge-like lakeside retreat fits family

A large extended family shares a new lakeside cottage designed to feel as though it's been on the peninsula for the past 100 years.

Updated: July 05, 2014, - 02:33 PM

Basic master bath gets an Arts and Crafts-inspired makeover

The challenge: Redesign a basic “builder-beige” master bathroom in a 1980s home to give it Arts and Crafts-inspired character, better functionality and pampering amenities.

Updated: July 02, 2014, - 11:09 AM

Outdoor-living trend drives bigger, better outdoor rooms

Summer means lounging in outdoor rooms, which can be equipped with just about every amenity under the sun.

Updated: June 20, 2014, - 03:03 PM

Everyday Solutions: New kitchen for 1970s Minneapolis townhouse

An awkward and outdated 1970s kitchen is turned into a roomy workable space for cooking and entertaining.

Updated: June 14, 2014, - 02:36 PM

Homegazing: Midcentury modern mosaic gem on Diamond Lake

A tile-company owner built a 1950s split-entry home across from Diamond Lake that still boasts its original tiled interiors. You can have it for $899,900.

Updated: June 14, 2014, - 02:35 PM

Double the luxury: June now brings two high-end home tours

This June brings not one, but two competing tours of high-end homes. Are there enough gawkers and prospective buyers to support both?

Updated: June 06, 2014, - 04:49 PM

AIA MN Home of the Month: Reinventing a classic

An early 1900s house – overlooking Lake of the Isles and designed by Harry Wild Jones – gets a worldly, modern makeover.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 02:49 PM

Homegazing: 'Snoopy' house is full of memories

Cartoonist Charles Schulz's former Minneapolis home still bears his famous characters. You can have it for $850,000.

Updated: May 30, 2014, - 02:35 PM

Man disappears in St. Croix River; teen drowns in Mississippi River

As the search for Tou Hu Vang continued in Taylors Falls, the body of a 14-year-old St. Paul Park boy was pulled from the Mississippi River.

Updated: May 27, 2014, - 09:50 AM

Before & after: Creating a back-yard oasis

An uninviting, under-used back yard was transformed into an appealing, easy-care city oasis.

Updated: May 23, 2014, - 03:12 PM

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