Home Building & Remodeling Annual Remodeling Guide

Annual Remodeling Guide

Midwest Home’s annual guide to renewing and improving spaces

Vintage treasures capture the feel of a mid-19th century home. Both the floor and the mantel are made from recycled materials in a living room designed by Studio Hittle.

A West End Facelift by Studio Hittle

Little Bohemia update balances old and new in a historic St. Paul neighborhood

Ready to Renovate?

Before the walls come down, do your research

Close Associates Reinvents a Duplex

A downsizing couple remakes rental property a rightsized home

Revolution Design and Build Scrape and Rebuild a Minnetonka Home

The decision is more than simple economics. If you’re on the cusp, here’s some help.
A curbless shower with a strip drain makes the shower more accessible, and continuous large-format floor tile makes the space feel larger in a bathroom designed by Digiacomo Homes.

DiGiacomo Homes Gives a Bathroom a User-friendly Update

Universal design anchors a master bath's streamlined good looks

Albertsson Hansen Architecture Keeps an Old Soul Alive

This Minneapolis remodel demonstrates how to reframe the old and add the new seamlessly
This 1908 home, designed by Franklin Ellerbe, had become a mish-mash of styles until its new owners and David Heide Design Studio melded its past with modern functionality. The red birch cabinetry—the same wood used in Ellerbe’s original—returns this kitchen to its Arts and Crafts roots.

David Heide Design Studio Fuses the Past and Present

A classic St. Paul beauty melds the past with the 21st century