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.

New modern home in Minneapolis faces the Mississippi River

House was designed to maximize views and sunlight.

See an updated Victorian house overlooking Lake Bde Maka Ska

Queen Anne-style home now on market for $2.195 million

See an architect-designed vacation home on Lake Huron

Canadian retreat is was created to embrace nature.

See a Wayzata home dressed to the nines for Christmas

Themed holiday decor celebrates everything from the homeowner's Mexican heritage to the Minnesota Vikings.

Creating an owners' suite in a century-old Minneapolis house

New bedroom and bathroom complement vintage character of 1906-built house.

See a Catholic church converted into a home

Sanctuary in Wisconsin is on market for $287,500.

See a home in Bryn Mawr with an accessory dwelling unit

ADU can be rented out to produce income

Edina home is transformed for casual living

From dark, disjointed rooms to light-filled open space

See a Scandinavian-inspired remodeling project

Modest-sized home in St. Anthony was transformed by main-level makeover.

A basic builder house in Woodbury gets a designer makeover

Home now has a more polished look while being family-friendly.