Homes

RSS

Features

403home1

CATHERINE KILBANE

When Denny Kilbane and his late wife, Georgann, bought the brownstone pump house from the city of Washburn, Wisconsin, they got a lakeshore property with 120 years of history … more

Homes

402home1

LESLEY DuTEMPLE

When winter starts releasing its grip and spring slowly emerges, gardeners’ thoughts turn to greenery and to planting, but those of us who live in the Lake Superior region know one important maxim: more

Homes

404home1.jpg

KELLIE RAE STUDIO

Provenance: A place of origin or earliest known history of something. more

Homes

305home1.jpg

Paul Hayden

When Todd and Robin Winkler and their children, Rachel and Caleb, moved into their Wakefield, Michigan, home in 2003, they had no idea it had a special history. more

Homes

401home1.jpg

ALL PHOTOS BY CHERYL FOSDICK

When Katherine Merrill decided to build a home on the shore of Lake Superior, she already knew exactly where. more

Homes

396home1.jpg

JACK RENDULICH

“I want this house back.” It was as simple as that for Mike Luhrsen as he stared into the ashes of his beloved Lake Superior-view dream home. He instantly knew he wanted to recreate it and his wife, Chrysa, signed on immediately. more

Homes

395home1.jpg

Bob Berg / Lake Superior Magazine

On a lovely Sunday afternoon in August, we strolled along the wooded driving lanes and hiking trails within the Brickyard Creek Community between Red Cliff and Bayfield in Wisconsin, joined by a somewhat impromptu neighborhood gathering. more

Homes

356lighting3.1240.jpg

ANDREW KRUEGER / DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE

Dressing up your house for the holiday season is a tradition (and sometimes an obsession). We talk to some master of Christmas lighting for advice and for how those judges decide who wins the local lighting contest. more

Homes

394home1.jpg

Konnie LeMay

Plan now how to plant a tree that will thrive long into the future. more

Homes

393home1.jpg

Spike Carlsen

Your cabin, cottage or camp by the Big Lake can be a relaxing place, if you follow a few simple maintenance rules before a crisis hits. more

Homes

Five Favorite Keweenaw Gardens

Courtesy Karena Schmidt

Our harsh winters and a growing season that lasts slightly longer than a nature nanosecond make any flourishing garden here all the more wonderful. Find inspiration in these five favorites. more

Homes 1 Comments

Lake Superior Journal: Our Little Cottage by the Big Lake

Daniel H. Thompson

I was 7 years old when Mom and Dad bought their “Little Cottage,” as they called it, on the Minnesota shore. more

Homes

Dragonfly House: A Fairytale Getaway Made Real

Sheila Smith

The Dragonfly House, as its owners lovingly call it, tucks into a landscape of aspen, birch, prairie grasses and flowers. It’s more than a Lundie-inspired cabin; it’s a house built from dreams. more

Homes

All Inn

Courtesy Pinehurst Inn

Married for more than 30 years, Mike and Becky Haller decided on “semi-retirement” in Bayfield and bought the Pinehurst Inn after longtime careers in the Chicago area. more

Homes

How Much Is That Lakeshore?

Re/Max Douglass Real Estate

All around Lake Superior, the market for waterfront homes – whether primary residences, seasonal homes or cabins – has returned, if not quite to pre-recession levels. more

Homes

Superior Notes (right)

LSM on Twitter