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

AIA MN Home of the Month: A Minneapolis Tudor for the 21st century

The renovation of a 1929 house facing Lake Harriet in south Minneapolis balances period charm with modern functionality for a family of five.

Updated: January 02, 2015, - 02:21 PM

Minneapolis mom now has a home for the holidays

For the first time, a Minneapolis woman and her young son will celebrate the season in a home of their own.

Updated: December 19, 2014, - 02:23 PM

Tried-and-true holiday decorating

Two design pros deck their halls in dramatically different styles, and share their tips for adding festive flair. John Hinschberger goes vintage.

Updated: December 14, 2014, - 06:44 AM

New recipe for an Old World Minneapolis kitchen

AIA Minnesota Home of the Month: A reconfigured floor plan turns a dining room into a spacious kitchen at the hub of a 1920s home.

Updated: December 06, 2014, - 02:31 PM

A drab '60s great room updates its 'Mad Men' vibe

A dark and drab 1960s great room is livened up with fresh materials and a modern “Mad Men”-style bar.

Updated: December 05, 2014, - 03:31 PM

Fresh ideas for DIY holiday centerpieces

Do-it-yourself holiday centerpieces get a fresh look with fresh materials, from wine bottles to pears to long-stemmed white roses.

Updated: November 29, 2014, - 04:00 PM

Midcentury modern gem on Lake Minnetonka is all about the water

Freshwater Society co-founder Dick Gray’s midcentury modern gem hugs the shoreline of Lake Minnetonka. You can have it for $1,299,900.

Updated: November 26, 2014, - 06:59 PM

Beautiful Gardens: Elysian couple create a path to tranquility

Gardeners Dan and Nancy Engebretson regarded an unfinished, weed-infested walking path as an opportunity, not an eyesore. So they planted what has become a mini-arboretum that draws people from the neighborhood.

Updated: November 18, 2014, - 03:44 PM

A white home, in color, in Minneapolis

A creative Minneapolis mom infuses her white-on-white spaces with pops of bright hues, mod patterns and distinctive prints.

Updated: November 14, 2014, - 02:32 PM

Lower levels go upscale

Today's remodeled lower levels boast stylish finishes and family-focused features.

Updated: November 07, 2014, - 03:37 PM

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