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

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

Homegazing: Mississippi River Tudor has all the bells and whistles

You can have it for $1.29 million: The stucco-and-stone exterior is classic Tudor style, but inside is a multicolored slate floor and iron circular staircase, creating an aura of an Italian villa.

Updated: May 16, 2014, - 02:58 PM

Minneapolis mom shares her clever ideas for kid-friendly decorating

A Minneapolis mom of three shares her clever ideas for kid-friendly decorating.

Updated: May 11, 2014, - 03:20 PM

Reworking the floor plan of a Minneapolis Dutch Colonial

AIA MN Home of the Month: A few subtle shifts transform an “awkward” floor plan in an earlier addition, improving flow and function.

Updated: May 02, 2014, - 03:37 PM

Everyday solutions: Garage is built up instead of out

A new garage, built up instead of out, houses two cars on a small city lot.

Updated: April 26, 2014, - 06:53 PM

Home buyer turn-ons and turn-offs

Buyers can be turned on – or off – by a host of details when they’re house-hunting, triggering an emotional...

Updated: April 26, 2014, - 04:20 PM

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