Lynn Underwood | Star Tribune
Reporter | Homes

Lynn Underwood is a reporter for the Star Tribune's Home & Garden section covering remodeling, design, trends, new housing, architecture and gardening. She also writes for the Variety section.  

Underwood grew up in Minneapolis and graduated from the University of Minnesota with a journalism degree. After college, she was a camp counselor at Camp Tamarack, St. Croix State Park. She lives in Plymouth with her husband and son, and spends free time gardening, traveling, going Up North to the family cabin, movies, checking out the newest taproom, playing Bunco and keeping up with pop culture.


Century-old former fire station is now one-of-a-kind Minneapolis condo priced at $1.1M

The fire pole is long gone — but the renovated Minneapolis firehouse now works as a flexible three-bedroom loft.


1950s rambler gets a streamlined new kitchen and mudroom

A streamlined modern kitchen and mudroom enhance a rambler's midcentury modern style.


Minnesota's first Del Webb community among 385 models on Parade of Homes

A new 55-plus community in Corcoran, with year-round resort-style living, is among the 385 models open during the Parade of Homes.


Judy Erdahl, breast cancer research advocate who fostered gratitude, dies at 57

Judy Erdahl was well known in the Minnetonka area from her years as an Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) coordinator and parent education instructor. When…


In highly coveted neighborhood, $2.49M Edina home gets extreme makeover

A whole-house renovation merges old character with modern essentials.


One-of-a-kind minimalist home in Wayzata melds modern with tradition

Modern melds with tradition in a one-of-a-kind minimalist home.


'50s rambler in St. Louis Park gets sleek modern makeover

Here's how a couple transformed their tired midcentury home in St. Louis Park.


Once a stone horse stable, this home near Lake Minnetonka going for $2.1M

A top-to-bottom renovation of the English Tudor revealed amazing stone walls.


'50s split-level home in Falcon Heights is refreshed for modern living

As with many homes from that era, the kitchen was originally dark and cut off from the rest of the living spaces.


Breezy beach-inspired house offers California dreaming in Edina

Light-filled modern home in Edina lives like a beach house on the West Coast.