This Uptown Minneapolis Home's Kitchen got a lot bigger and brighter!

In its previous state, this 1920s home near Lake Calhoun had a small kitchen nestled in the middle between the dining room and a crowded back hallway.


Kitchen Before

The kitchen windows looked out onto the back of the neighbors house.


The view Before

The back hallway was small and provided very little room for storage of shoes or coats.


Kitchen before – looking towards the back door.

The back of the house was tapered and needed to be reconfigured!


Back of home Before

A rear addition allowed relocation of the kitchen to the back of the house and freed up space to add both a 3/4 bath and office!

Light filled remodeled kitchen in older home with lots of windows

Kitchen After: bigger and brighter with a view of the spacious backyard!

The kitchen also hosts a bar area for entertaining guests and family.

Bar area and sink in kitchen

Spacious wet bar with seating for guests

We added a pantry along the new/old exposed chimney restoring some of the original charm of the home.

Cabinets and open shelving flank exposed brick chimney in remodeled kitchen

Pantry and exposed brick chimney providing additional storage and counter space

Reconfiguration of the space allowed for the addition of both a home office and a 3/4 bath to the first floor.

Back entrance of house showing mudroom and home office

New mudroom looking into new office

Corner of home office with built-in desk and view to outside

Details of the sun filled home office

Small bathroom with small sink and walk-in shower

Fabulous New 3/4 bathroom

The configuration of this home has been greatly improved and all with only a tiny addition off the back.


New view of the back of the house

Last but not least, we also updated the upstairs bathroom as part of this remodel.


Upstairs bathroom before

White bathroom with custom vanity and bathtub with glass doors

Upstairs bathroom after

The above home is featured on the upcoming Minneapolis St. Paul Home Tour on April 25-26. Located at 3543 Humboldt Ave in South Minneapolis. Staff from Otogawa-Anschel will be present both days to answer any questions about this home or upcoming remodeling projects.