"The Gables," a restored Victorian-era home in Carver.

Time-capsule home from 1800s is older than Minnesota's statehood

The iconic Victorian-era house in Carver has been featured in calendars, on holiday tours and even an HGTV show, "If Walls Could Talk."

Downtown Wayzata condo gets dramatic makeover

November 2, 2019
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Condo in the Landing
The plain-vanilla condo above the Hotel Landing is now bold and personalized.

'70s Mendota Heights rambler reinvented without adding square footage

November 9, 2019
The home's exterior and front entrance also got an update.
A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
Housing
June 8, 2015
Kyle and Katie Pederson's new contemporary-style home designed by Architect John Dwyer.

Project: AIA Minnesota Home of the Month

The Home of the Month program is a partnership between the Star Tribune and the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Architects. It features architect-designed houses selected by a jury of experts. The houses represent a range of prices, styles and locations.
Housing
April 24, 2015
Kyle and Katie Pederson's New contemporary-style home designed by Architect John Dwyer. Eagan, MN on January 23, 2014. ] JOELKOYAMA•jkoyama@star

AIA Minnesota Homes of the Month

The Home of the Month program is a partnership between the Star Tribune and the Minnesota chapter of the American Institute of Architects. It features architect-designed houses selected by a jury of experts. The houses represent a range of prices, styles and locations.
Variety
January 12, 2015

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Home & Garden
October 25, 2013
Laura Bischoff's rambler sits on a corner lot in south Minneapolis.

Project: Midcentury makeovers

Living in a midcentury home? Our three-part series takes a look at how to reinvent houses built in the 1950s, '60s and '70s.
Video
March 13, 2012
Inside Business: A warmup for the Twin Cities housing market

Inside Business: A warmup for the Twin Cities housing market

Twin Cities home sellers had the best February since 2006.
Video
March 11, 2012
Inside Business: Obama focuses on housing crisis

Inside Business: Obama focuses on housing crisis

Obama was to announce plans to let borrowers with mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration refinance at lower rates, saving the average homeowner more than $1,000 a year.
Housing
March 21, 2011
Variety
February 22

Empty nesters swap Uptown condo for Minneapolis 'city cottage' half its size

Minneapolis empty nesters decided that buying a right-sized single-family home would be the key to downsizing to a simpler style of living, while reducing their monthly expenses.
Nation
February 22

NYC apartment fire kills 19, including 9 kids

A malfunctioning space heater sparked a fire that filled a Bronx apartment building with thick smoke, killing 19 people including nine children Sunday in New York City's deadliest fire in three decades.
World
February 22

Russian forces shell Ukraine's No. 2 city and menace Kyiv

Russian forces shelled Ukraine's second-largest city on Monday, rocking a residential neighborhood, and closed in on the capital, Kyiv, in a 40-mile convoy of hundreds of tanks and other vehicles, as talks aimed at stopping the fighting yielded only an agreement to keep talking.

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