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

Homeowners find respite under the roof with attic conversions

Looking for a great escape, two couples found it in the attic, converting empty space into inviting master suites.

Updated: January 25, 2014, - 03:30 PM

Beginner's luck for gardeners in Andover

Self-taught gardeners transformed their suburban back yard from green turf into a colorful oasis to become winners of our Beautiful Gardens contest.

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 02:59 PM

Organizing pros offer suggestions for controlling clutter

Organizing pros help solve your clutter conundrums – for a happier new year.

Updated: January 18, 2014, - 03:40 PM

Everyday Solutions: A room with a view

A new “marsh room” brings the outdoors in with panoramic all-season views.

Updated: January 13, 2014, - 10:03 AM

Bungalow makeover is eco-friendly – and cat-friendly

A Minneapolis couple’s home makeover, which won an EcoBlend award, is good for their pets and for the environment.

Updated: January 11, 2014, - 07:56 PM

Secrets of successful remodeling

“Remodelista” blog editors offer insights and inspiration in a new book.

Updated: January 07, 2014, - 10:00 AM

Outdated 1960s home gets a makeover

AIA Home of the Month: An outdated 1960s two-story house in St. Louis Park gets a modern reboot to maximize light and views.

Updated: January 04, 2014, - 07:14 PM

Single mom gets first home, just in time for the holidays

A determined single mom has received the best gift of all. She was able to buy her first home, in Andover, after improving her credit – with help from a credit counselor and home-ownership education programs.

Updated: December 20, 2013, - 03:40 PM

Homegazing: Guitarist Brian Setzer's Minneapolis loft rocks

Guitarist Brian Setzer and his wife, Julie Reiten, felt right at home in their aptly named Rock Island Lofts. But now that they're moving, you can have it for $1.299 million.

Updated: December 19, 2013, - 02:35 PM

Before & After: Family transforms Edina kitchen

A DIY family transforms a cramped kitchen and underused hallway into efficient cooking and catch-all spaces.

Updated: December 13, 2013, - 03:04 PM

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