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Lake paradise is prime for entertaining with ultimate indoor and outdoor spaces, including a wine cellar in the kitchen.
"So-so" modern '60s home, designed by the famed architect's son, will soon be the site of 13 new luxury homes.
The restored Victorian-era home is the only surviving octagon house in Ramsey County.
The gardens selected in the Star Tribune's annual contest range from a small but lush urban plot to a huge parklike paradise.
Millennials gravitate to clean lines, casual living and open floor plans, and view many baby boomers' homes as too big, too formal and too traditional.
Twin Cities elder communities are investing in fresh, modern design to woo a style-savvy generation — and their adult children.
Former Northwest Airlines CEO's mansion comes with a turret, and its Bavarian prayer chapel is now a theater.
Restored 19th-century home sits on almost an acre just a short walk from the lake community's historic main street.
Mountain-style retreat can handle a crowd — plus a flotilla of boats and water toys.
Victory gardens, a war effort from the last century, are being rebooted for a generation concerned about climate change.
Dangerously steamy weather makes it a "good weekend to stay inside."
The advisory concerns fresh, unpackaged produce, such as apples, peaches, grapes, herbs and onions, bought between 6 a.m. June 23 and 10:30 p.m. June 26.
Here are 10 memorable entries from more than two decades of Beautiful Gardens contests.
The 11,000-square-foot brick mansion comes with a secret room (among many other things).
An empty-nest couple transitioned from a house in the suburbs to a condo in downtown Minneapolis, with a designer assist.
Beachfront home with purple driveway was bought by North Carolina businessman
A beloved American house style faces new challenges — urban development and a generation of buyers with an HGTV-honed aesthetic.
For 18 years, the Boys have been showing up on Friday mornings at the Minnetonka campus of Bethlehem Lutheran to tackle odd jobs.
Rare geodesic house sits on more than 5 acres in Inver Grove Heights.
Emma Small was short in stature. But there was nothing small about her glorious mezzo-soprano voice."She was tall in the rich sound she produced and…
"We spent nearly as much on the remodeling as we did on the house," the owner said.
Moving a built-in buffet helped transform a cramped, dark space into a bright, efficient and inviting one.
Stately Victorian-era house by renowned architect has been home for people in transition.
A Wayzata couple's first house is reborn after a seven-month build.
Explore rarely seen sites during Doors Open Minneapolis this weekend.
Andrew Flesher restyles his mother's Minneapolis apartment, combining bold hues and fresh finishes with cherished heirlooms.
City says century-old home must go, so owner is offering to give it away.
After inheriting her childhood home, the owner and her husband returned to Minnesota to make it their own.
The makeshift structure called a "walipini" (a passive solar-heated greenhouse with earthen walls) has been an object of fascination, attracting hundreds of visitors since it was built in 2015.
Resourceful homeowners who tackled extensive renovations will open their doors during the Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour.
The St. Paul Art Crawl returns next weekend.
The home had a starring role in the 1993 film comedy and its sequel.
Century-old house was just renovated from top to bottom.
A tireless urban gardener has transformed two adjacent lots — and is preparing to tackle a third.
The party-size home comes with four fireplaces and more than 3 acres of manicured gardens.
Local materials and artwork are the special sauce in the new kitchen of DeRusha and his family.
Setting a spring table Are you hosting Easter brunch or some other festive event this spring? Learn how to make your own table decoration at…
As a child in Japan, Junjiro Tsuji was fascinated by the United States he saw in John Wayne movies."He fell in love with America," said…
Architects will share ideas and strategies at upcoming event.
Flower CSAs offer a fresh way to keep your home abloom all summer long.
The couple bought the home when they were newlyweds, expecting to move into a bigger house later. But they're glad they stayed.
She works wonders with the small space on the third floor of a turn-of-the-century house in St. Paul.
The dramatic yin-yang designed home sits on a 2-acre site just four blocks from Wayzata's upscale shopping district.
This "intentional community" consists of 15 private households that share ownership of the "main house" and grounds.
Traditional-style house on Palmer Point will host a steady stream of visitors as a "Dream Home" on the upcoming Parade of Homes.
"Game of Thrones" and steampunk style were influences for this newly constructed stone-and-steel fortress.
A resourceful homeowner transformed an abandoned property into a storybook chalet with his creative use of castoff materials.
The couple, both Realtors and renovators, will help Twin Cities clients renovate their current home or buy and remodel another nearby.
A new survey says many homeowners have second thoughts about tackling home-improvement projects.
Grand, gated home includes concert-size living room, catering kitchen, billiards room and 8 fireplaces.
This architectural award-winner features an unusual enclosed glass bridge.
This architectural award-winner features an unusual enclosed glass bridge.
A couple bought the Minneapolis home through a city program, then renovated it for resale.
Home Expo at Target Field, and tips for tidying up.
Bitten by the acting bug in high school, Bill Kimes devoted his career to educating young theater enthusiasts. A professor at Hamline University for 38…
Organizing pro shares her five-point strategy for decluttering and maintaining order.
The two women's holiday partnership and year-round friendship started 12 years ago.
A committed St. Paul family complete a major restoration of a turn-of-the-century Tudor.
The poultry producer is recalling more than 164,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products amid a salmonella outbreak that has now sickened more than 200 people nationwide.
Furniture and object maker Ross Stangler keeps it simple and local.
Visitors can see Nicole Curtis' controversial north Minneapolis renovation at an open house Dec. 9.
Design pros offer a peek inside their own homes and share their tips for festive seasonal decor.
A Spanish-style house in Mpls. gets a Mediterranean-inspired kitchen makeover.
Grand English-style house on big private lot has been updated and enhanced for modern living.
Baby boomers are remodeling to age in place, according to Houzz trends study.
Matt Muenster of "Bath Crashers" tackles his own midcentury modern home in University Grove.
Home's interiors were created by influential interior designer John Bradstreet, who also worked on Glensheen mansion in Duluth.
Ricky Rubio, the former Wolves point guard, has put his North Loop condo on the market, more than a year after he was traded to the Utah Jazz.
The loft-style unit comes with 800 square feet of private outdoor space — plus a leather-floored library.
Artist John Rummelhoff could draw "stamps" on envelopes with such skill that they fooled the postal system."They were whimsical," said his brother Tim, and so…
The massive home sits along 178 feet of shoreline on Lake Minnetonka.
A Minnetonka garden is a study in contrasts, from rugged native plants in front to manicured, formal "rooms" in back.
Inspired by her two young children, a Twin Cities designer creates a home — and home goods collection — to stand up to daily life.
The 1950s time capsule is one of five well-preserved midcentury modern homes that will be open for touring Oct. 13.
Homes on Lake Minnetonka's best-known island seldom go up for sale because they're usually kept in the family.