About the Home of the Month

  • May 1, 2010 - 4:43 PM

The Home of the Month appears in the Homes section the first Sunday of every month. The program, a partnership between the Star Tribune and the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Architects, features architect-designed houses selected by a jury of experts. The houses represent a range of prices, styles and locations.

What: Architect Eric Odor's renovated Dutch Colonial in the Linden Hills neighborhood of Minneapolis.

Size: 1,300 square feet, which includes the new 100-square-foot orchid room.

Design team: Odor and intern Sara Whicher, SALA Architects, Minneapolis;; 612-379-3037.

Contractor: Mike Knutson, Knutson Custom Remodelers, Minneapolis.

Cost: $200,000 includes new orchid room, unheated potting shed, screened porch, garage and new siding, roof and chimney on existing home.

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