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Dark basement is converted into a sports-bar-style TV and game room.
The nearly 6,000-square-foot Wayzata Bay property has 180-degree panoramic views of the lake.
Wood from an old farm granary was creatively repurposed to create an open, airy home.
After getting "unbelievable high bids" for restoring and updating her 1910 Arts & Crafts home in south Minneapolis, she decided to put on the general contractor hat.
In the 1960s, Marcy Kronfeld was shopping at Dayton's with her two children and stopped at the Oak Grill for lunch.The staff told her that…
From pollinator-friendly plots to a parade of ponds, the garden gates are open across the Twin Cities. Find a tour that's right for you.
The master architect broke the mold for this midcentury modern masterpiece.
An updated Cape Dutch-style home in Orono, reflecting the homeowner's South African roots, is open for the Artisan Home Tour.
Naturalist champions sustainable landscapes that keep pollinators and wildlife happy.
A simple see-through feature sparked the innovative design of a Stillwater Township home.
The home, open for the Luxury Remodeling Tour, has one-of-a-kind features such as a prep sink with a foot pedal to pump water.
A couple built a cabin on a densely wooded island in the heart of the suburbs.
Some upper-bracket homes take summer living and entertaining to a grand level.
Camp Kesem, which is organized and run by 65 student volunteers, is for kids who have been affected by a parent's cancer.
Combinations for creative container gardens to make you smile — or make an impression.
The home has panoramic views of the lake, plus a tranquil indoor waterfall that's never-ending.
An eco-friendly home perched above the Credit River brings California modern style to the south suburb.
Porch and balcony add flair and al fresco living to a century-old Minneapolis Colonial.
A once-rundown home is one of 47 revitalized residences that will roll out the welcome mats for the Minneapolis & St. Paul Home Tour April 28-29.
Twin Cities architects will share today's smart design strategies at a "Your Home, Your Way" event.
Private urban retreat offers two homes in one.
Via teaching, speaking, writing and editing, Stan never missed an opportunity to share her passion for children's literature.
An outdoor space near Lake Nokomis went from concrete eyesore to bluestone beauty.
A northern retreat's boxy modern design maximizes lake views while blending into the landscape.
Vibrant Technicolor gardens are a sure cure for the wintry blues at Galleria's first indoor flower show.
A can-do Cokato couple transformed former farmland into lush English country gardens.
Z Gallerie opens at the Galleria.
Davis will share insights at the Home & Garden Show about the reboot, which is also bringing back many of the original "Spaces" crew members.
The century-old restored Pillsbury mansion sits on a smaller lot, but still boasts seven bedrooms, 13 bathrooms and an 8,000 bottle wine cellar.
Stephanie Shimp brings a dash of panache to her refreshed Minneapolis home, which is open for touring during the Remodelers Showcase.
A cold, dark attic is converted into a light-filled, comfortable home office.
A chef/restaurateur and his wife transformed their 1920s Minneapolis foursquare into an updated five-star home.
One level is for living — the other is for partying, in a huge loft-style condo that spans 5,100 square feet across two floors.
A reconfigured kitchen doubles counter space, improves the work triangle and carves out a must-have mudroom.
Lavish compound includes five guesthouses — and 18 garage stalls.
The Color of the Year, a majestic purple, is powerful, but tricky, say interior designers, and best used in small doses.
The house has been remodeled with gorgeous updates that still preserve the past.
Do-it-yourself holiday centerpieces get a fresh look with unexpected materials you have on hand or can pick up at most craft stores.
With some strategic modifications, the outdated split-level tract home feels much more connected — and homey.
A small group home in West Lakeland Township provides sensory stimulation and individualized care.
If you've ever wondered about that green glass cube on the roof at 6th and Marquette, now is your chance to look inside.
A St. Paul gardener's artful vignettes — some splashy, some serene — kick off this year's Beautiful Gardens series.
Take a look at the welcoming two-story home a Minneapolis couple built on the lot next door for guests and parties.
Home built in the 1930s is rare example of sleek, ahead-of-its time design.
His best-known triumph was finishing second in the 1975 Boston Marathon behind Bill Rodgers, with a time of 2 hours, 11 minutes, 54 seconds.
From $2.25 million to $11.9 million, these are some of the priciest luxurious lake shore homes in the metro.
The latest lifestyle buzzword is "hygge." And for Aimee Lagos, it's an apt description of her online wallpaper business — as well as her century-old Minneapolis house.
Fifteen Minnesota volunteers who speak Spanish were packed and ready to board an airplane Monday and fly to Puerto Rico to help Hurricane Maria relief…
Closed I-35W, busy sports weekend create headaches Sunday in and around Mpls.
Rich, rustic materials shape a family lake retreat in Wisconsin, designed to provide plenty of room for big gatherings. It's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.
The three-time Tour de France winner will no longer bike the trails at his 40-acre country estate.
A cost-effective '80s kitchen makeover reused existing cabinets while adding new, eye-pleasing elements.
Last weekend, we explored nearly two dozen homes on this year's Fall Parade of Homes to check out design features and decor trends. Here's what caught our eye.
The 8,000-square-foot retreat offers sunrise and sunset views near Nisswa, Minn.
The Scotts run their own production company, Scott Brothers Entertainment, and they've launched a furniture and home decor collection at Lowe's. Oh, and they've co-written a book, which they've turned into a traveling variety show.
Chicken keepers in the Twin Cities share their one-of-a-kind coops, tips and experiences.
A Plymouth couple "looking forward to a fresh start" requested a sport court and other "kid-friendly" amenities for a blended family.
A century-old Tudor Revival overlooking Lake of the Isles has been renovated to please a family of sports fans. It's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.
An 1870 farmhouse, currently a bed-and-breakfast inn, offers five-star vistas of the Mississippi and Chippewa River Valleys. You can have it for $895,000.
The 11,193-square-foot home on Lake Minnetonka is entertainment central with everything from a spa-style grotto to an upstairs billiards room warmed by a stone fireplace.
A couple simplified from a 1910 Minneapolis mansion to a streamlined midcentury modern house in Golden Valley — bringing their eclectic aesthetic with them.
Larry and Cynthia Holtz are native Minnesotans who have never lived in California. But the modern glass house they built in south Minneapolis could easily be at home there. It's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.
The modern condo boasts a killer lake view, built-in bedroom furniture and your own private sushi serving bar.
A modest kitchen remodel creates a combination mini-mudroom and eating nook.
Every spring morning, Stanley Bachman got out of bed at 4 a.m. to pick carnations in the greenhouse for the family floral business."It was so…
Want to travel back in time? Hit a cluster of vintage stores on seven blocks in Minneapolis. Here's a snapshot of each store — and what you'll find.
A couple returned home to revitalize the 1960 Medina rambler where the wife grew up. You can have it for $795,000.
A country getaway home in Marine on St. Croix gets a barn-style makeover with guest quarters; a study and musical composition space; a reading nook; and a two-car garage with a workshop and lots of storage. It's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.
Big windows and crisp red-and-white interiors refresh a 1920s cabin on a lake near Deerwood, Minn.
Volunteer's enthusiasm is contagious: "If you fall in love with nature, you'll never be bored a day in your life."
The owners of this new modern home on a small lot in Minneapolis consider their project a successful model of sustainable home design and building practices. It's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.
Overlooked ornamental grasses add texture, color, drama — and a soothing sound — to gardens and containers.
Tonkadale's new owner grew up getting her hands dirty at her grandparents' garden center in Minnetonka. Now she's ready to cultivate a new generation of growers.
Lake Minnetonka's old boathouses are remnants from another era. Since the 1970s, its municipalities — with the exception of Wayzata — prohibit new structures to be built close to the water's edge. A new book dives in.
The death of her 7-year-old daughter Nancy from cancer in 1968 influenced her to focus her career on cancer education and oncology-related nursing care.
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