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The builders used pine from an old-growth forest in northern Minnesota and a labor-intensive handcrafted method.
That buzz cut may sound tempting, but easing into trimming your grass is key.
Designed by Saul Smiley, the Prairie-style home features a porte-cochere, slatted doors, clerestory windows and a pool.
The Seward neighborhood home is just seven years old.
The annual contest spotlights top home designs by local architects.
Designed by Clarence Johnston, the 1936 mansion was built for an heir to brewing magnate Theodore Hamm.
"Design of the Times" will feature a fashion show, Q+A panel and after-party, kicking off the weeklong series of style events.
After the pandemic sidelined travel plans, a living room makeover lifted the spirits of one Minnesota family.
Home on wooded lot in Linwood Township has a massive fireplace, open octagon center and vaulted ceiling.
The latest in architect-driven projects will be highlighted as part of the May 5 event at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.
Peek inside vintage homes that have been restored and remodeled.
Once in disrepair, the home was updated by its current owners from top to bottom.
The show follows two sisters who run a Twin Cities-based cleanup and repair firm.
Cities from Edina to Vadnais Heights are joining the campaign to protect pollinators by postponing the start of the mowing season.
The weeklong series of Twin Cities style events will showcase all things spring and summer.
The owner gave the house in the "midtown Frogtown area" modern touches while maintaining its farmhouse history.
The St. Anthony Park house was slated to be demolished until a neighbor stepped in and rehabbed it.
A family put a joyful stamp on a home purchased as a foreclosure more than a decade ago.
The region's "love for stucco" is unique in the Midwest.
It's one of the Six Sisters, a row of historic homes in the Lowry Hill East neighborhood of Minneapolis.
It's one of more than 30 Twin Cities area homes featured in the Remodelers Showcase tour.
At Hennepin Made, there's always an iron in the fire.
After a two-year hiatus, the Galleria Floral Experience with gardens by Bachman's is back with a sugar-coated twist.
A 677-square-foot unit in the 510 Groveland cooperative in Minneapolis offers a spacious feel and urban amenities.
The volunteer-powered environmental initiative seeks to combat urban drought, protect pollinators and more.
Porcelain is making a comeback with attractive, modern takes.
The current homeowners have made updates over the years while keeping with the style of the home.
The annual tour will cover a wide range of price points, styles and locations across the Twin Cities metro area.
Nicole Crowder has joined forces with the national retailer to create World Market Nicole Crowder Collection.
The five-bedroom home on a secluded 3-acre Cannon River lot offers multigenerational living and plenty of privacy.
More is more for this sewing and decorating enthusiast.
Restored Ramsey Hill home has been doing double duty as an office space and a residence.
Mina Starsiak Hawk will make a guest appearance at the upcoming Home + Garden Show.
The 31st-floor unit in Airye building in historic Lowertown offers easy access to downtown amenities, as well as views of Mears Park and the Mississippi River.
Local remodelers say it's easy to underestimate when basing the cost of a project on national averages.
It boasts nine bathrooms, an eight-car garage and gold plating, but the 14,000-square-foot home (rented by Jennifer Lopez during the Super Bowl) is designed for family living.
An "unapologetically modern" new farmhouse joins a renovated barn and other buildings on 57 acres in the Driftless Area.
The 1891 home in northeast Minneapolis has had only four owners, all of whom have been its stewards.
More than 250 vendors and exhibitors will be on hand to talk about trends in remodeling, interior design, sustainability and home improvement.
Some homeowners create man caves or she-sheds. For this Eagan homeowner, it's all about a playroom.
An architect and his wife lovingly restored a Victorian built by his great-grandfather T.P. Healy in south Minneapolis.
Siblings Joel and Rosie Lebewitz, the fourth generation to run Rosenthal Interiors, revamped the family home in Minnetonka.
An award-winning architect's redesigned home with a carriage house in Linden Hills blends art and engineering.
A community created to help feed those in need has become a memorial and a hub for free concerts, classes and plays.
The 11,000-square-foot home in a "countryside environment" features fountains in the foyer, several fireplaces and bars on each level.
Art expert couple won a Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Award for renovated Craftsman/Queen Anne transitional home along Lake of the Isles.
Need an emotional boost as we head into what could be another tough year? Make a resolution you know you can achieve.
Couple razed their 1950s home and built a new home with flex space for the future.
The 7,700-square-foot contemporary four-level home in a gated community offers golf course views.
Couple wanted new accessory dwelling unit to accommodate them and their two pets.
Anna Lyon calls an Edwin Lundie ranch-style house in Wayzata her home.
The hilltop cabin in Osceola Township is minutes away from ski resorts and town centers.
A Crow Wing master gardener's property near Brainerd is a Monarch Waystation and a Beautiful Gardens winner.
Ramsey Hill mansion with a "catslide" porte cochere and formal gardens spans five lots.
Homeowners built a new cabin on the beloved site of their old one in the Cable area.
Arianne Zager makes watercolors and designs clothing, too.
Relatives of a previous owner found hidden cash in the "cozy cottage."
Here's what to expect at Minnesota tree farms, and how to keep your tree looking fresh.
City's tallest residential tower aims to offer the feel of "living in a fancy hotel" when it's completed next year.
A landscaping company created an outdoor space that can be enjoyed from early spring to late fall.
The current homeowners have stayed "faithful" to the clean style of the Minneapolis home, as have their predecessors.
AIA Home of the Month: Believed to be the oldest building in Excelsior, the humble brick structure has had several iterations in its more than 160 years.
An addition doubled the size of a home in Tyrol Hills, but the design created a sense of coziness.
The owners of a Faribault property created resort-like amenities for generations of family members to enjoy.
New Studio Architecture created an integrated setup for making all types of coffee.
The home was designed by Clarence H. Johnston, the architect behind Glensheen Mansion and other grand homes.
The rock-filled space beneath a deck was transformed into a screened-in porch with cement flooring.
A husband's DIY project got him off the hook for buying his wife presents.
The condo boasts the only walkout and multi-story unit in the building.
The gardens of Perspectives Inc. not only feed families emerging from homelessness, but also serve as educational and nutritional tools.
The designer, florist, TV personality and drag queen manages to pack his expansive sense of style into his modest Minneapolis home.
The 1892 Pullman-style buildings, originally apartments, are close to restaurants and shops off Selby Avenue.
A major renovation brought the outdoors in for a "luxury treehouse" on a huge lot in South Tyrol Hills.
The walkout of a small cabin on Shady Island was transformed into an office with custom touches for a fun, calming effect.
This is the first time the Minneapolis estate has gone on the market in more than 50 years.