star tribune / aia home of the month

The Home of the Month appears in the Sunday 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.


Home: 1922 Prairie-style home in St. Paul's Summit Hill neighborhood.

Design team: Architect Mark Nelson, interior designer Michael Crull and David Heide, project designer and owner of David Heide Design Studio, Minneapolis.

Contractor: Site Assembly (addition) and Wagner and Lang (summer house), St. Paul.

Size: House, 2,300 square feet (including addition), summer house, 196 square feet.

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