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$16M Brooklyn Heights Townhouse Could Become Borough's Most Expensive Home
01/25/2017

ASH Staging's project at Kushner Companies' 27 Monroe Place is featured on Curbed New York. The 7,000 square foot townhouse is set to become Brooklyn's most expensive home after going into contract with an asking pricing of $16 million. 

5 Real-Estate Staging Secrets the Pros Don't Want You to Know
01/06/2017

ASH NYC's Director of Operations, Andrew Bowen, weighs in the importance of staging in Architectural Digest's roundup of secrets from the pros. 

NYC Real Estate and Architecture Experts Reflect on 2016's Biggest Moments
12/28/2016

ASH NYC Co-Founder and CFO, Jonathan Minkoff, discusses new trends in hotel development in Curbed New York's recap of 2016's biggest moments in real estate and architecture.

32 Custom House St. Renovation Complete, to Feature Luxury Apartments, Gourmet Doughnut Shop
12/07/2016

Providence Business News features 32 Custom House, ASH NYC's latest project in Providence, Rhode Island. With two model units furnished by ASH Staging, the building was fully leased within six weeks and will welcome its retail tenant, KNEAD Doughnuts, in mid-December.

The American Design Hot List: Our 2016 Honorees
12/05/2016

ASH NYC is named as an honoree of Sight Unseen's fourth annual American Design Hot List.

These New Model Homes Have Our Hearts Skipping a Beat
12/01/2016

Domino Magazine tours the ASH Staging-designed sales office and model residences at the Austin Nichols House and discusses the project with ASH's Director of Operations, Andrew Bowen.

Inside the American Copper Buildings, NYC’s ‘New Skyline Icon’
11/28/2016

Curbed New York releases the first interior photos of JDS Development Group's SHoP-designed American Copper Buildings, featuring two model units designed by ASH Staging.

Vivir Como un Millennial
11/16/2016

Architectural Digest Spain features the ASH Staging-designed sales gallery and model residences at the Austin Nichols House in Williamsburg.

One-Stop Shop
11/01/2016

ASH NYC CEO Ari Heckman discusses the firm's approach to design, development, and hospitality in an interview with Boutique Design.

Williamsburg’s Austin Nichols House Reveals Amenities including Jam Rooms, Movie Theater
10/28/2016

The amenity spaces at the Austin Nichols House, designed by Morris Adjmi Architects and furnished by ASH NYC, are featured on Curbed New York.

Top Hotels in New England: Readers' Choice Awards 2016
10/18/2016

The Dean Hotel lands a spot on Condé Nast Traveler's Top Hotels in New England: Readers' Choice Awards 2016. 

Dig Inn, Boston, USA
10/17/2016

The new ASH NYC-designed Dig Inn Boston is featured in Wallpaper* Magazine's Travel Directory.

Corazón Tan Blanco
09/12/2016

Architectural Design Spain features 32 Custom House, ASH NYC's new luxury rental building in Providence, Rhode Island.

6 Home Improvement Secrets from a Go-To Real-Estate Stager
09/02/2016

ASH NYC's Andrew Bowen shares six tips for top-notch home staging.

The Barrow Street by ASH NYC
08/22/2016

ASH CEO Ari Heckman's Barrow Street residence is featured on Architonic.

These Are the Lounge Chairs Interior Designers Are Buying
08/18/2016

MyDomaine's roundup of designers' favorite lounge chairs features a selection from ASH NYC's Will Cooper.

Dig Inn Boston
07/27/2016

Rue Magazine features the new ASH NYC-designed Dig Inn in Boston's Copley Square.

ASH NYC Re-Developed Historic Building as Their Own Clients
07/25/2016

Archipreneur features ASH NYC's re-development of 32 Custom House Street and discusses the project with Co-Founder and CEO Ari Heckman.

Tax Incentives, Public Investments Fueling Providence-Area Apartment Projects
07/17/2016

The Providence Journal looks inside ASH NYC's 32 Custom House Street, the newest luxury rental building in Providence, Rhode Island.

ASH NYC Creates Clean, Modern Apartments in 1870s Providence Building
07/12/2016

Curbed features ASH NYC's residential conversion of 32 Custom House Street, a former office building in Providence's historic Custom House District. 

How to Design Your Bedroom Like a Boutique Hotel
07/08/2016

The Dean Hotel is featured in Architectural Digest's article on how to style a bedroom like a high-design hotel guest room. 

First Looks Inside Williamsburg's Cass Gilbert Warehouse-Turned-Condos
06/29/2016

Curbed New York features the ASH Staging-designed model residences at the Austin Nichols House, a new condominium developed by Kushner Companies and LIVWRK.

How A Tiny Staging Company Built a $100 Million Business
06/29/2016

ASH NYC is profiled in Fast Company's design publication, Co.Design.

Are Men Ready for a Summer Grooming Kit?
06/15/2016

The Dean Hotel is mentioned in The New York Times' article on Providence-based Lotuff Leather and summer grooming kits for men.

Tour a Swanky New Build in Southampton Village Asking $6.495M
05/27/2016

Curbed Hamptons features ASH Staging's latest project in Southampton for DeMarco Development and Matthew Breitenbach at Douglas Elliman.

Go from Germany to Tokyo in One Night at The Dean
05/20/2016

The Dean Hotel is featured in The Boston Globe, with correspondent Lauren Daley finding a vibe and aesthetic that is best described as "Jack Kerouac meets Wes Anderson."

The 4th Edition of NY Collective Design
05/20/2016

Elle Decor Italia features ASH NYC's VIP lounge concept and limited edition WC4 chair in its coverage of Collective Design Fair 2016.

Curbed Young Guns 2015 Winners at NYCxDesign: Where Are They Now?
05/12/2016

Curbed New York visits the ASH NYC-designed VIP lounge and café at Collective Design Fair 2016.

Collective Concepts: the W* picks from Collective Design Fair 2016
05/12/2016

Wallpaper Magazine features ASH NYC's installation, Office Space, in its recap of Collective Design Fair 2016.

Inside Soho's Tallest Condo, Flatiron Homage 10 Sullivan Street
04/21/2016

Curbed New York visits ASH Staging's now in-contract model unit at Cary Tamarkin and Property Markets Group's Flatiron-inspired 10 Sullivan. 

Tower Power
04/21/2016

ASH NYC's founders speak to Metropolitan Home about their sources of inspiration, as well as the firm's new hotel projects in New Orleans and Detroit. 

Tour an Apartment in a Stunning New Soho Building
04/14/2016

New York Magazine's Wendy Goodman tours ASH Staging's just-completed model unit at Property Markets Group and Cary Tamarkin's 10 Sullivan in Soho. 

Soñar con Greenwich Village
03/28/2016

Architectural Digest Spain features ASH Staging's recent project for Steven Gold and Christopher Whelan of TOWN Residential at 215 Sullivan Street in Greenwich Village.

Live Right on the High Line Park in this $6.6 Million Manhattan Apartment
03/28/2016

ASH Staging's project at HFZ Capital Group's 505 W 19th Street is featured in Architectural Digest's "On The Market" section.

#THELIST: From Runway to Room
11/11/1899

Ashley Darryl includes ASH NYC on her list of fashion trends turned into home decor ideas.

The Dean Hotel
03/07/2016

The Dean Hotel is featured in Architectural Digest Mexico. 

Tour a Huge Duplex at Thomas Juul-Hansen's High Line Condos
03/07/2016

A duplex designed and furnished by ASH Staging in Thomas Juul-Hansen's High Line condominiums at 505 W 19th Street is featured on Curbed. 

Amazing Ideas For a Staycation Honeymoon
01/10/2016

Brides features The Dean Hotel on their list of staycation honeymoon ideas.  

How to Buy Linens
11/11/2015

ASH's Ari Heckman offers his tips on how to select the best linens for Dwell.  

The Businessweek Holiday Gift Guide 2015
11/20/2015

Bloomberg Business features selections from ASH NYC's Ari Heckman and Will Cooper in their 2015 Holiday Gift Guide. 

ASH NYC Aims to Reimagine Cities By Bridging Design and Development
11/13/2015

ASH NYC wins the honor of being one of Curbed's Young Guns for 2015.  The publication interviews firm principals Ari Heckman, Jonathan Minkoff, and Will Cooper.

13 Amazing Hotels Under $100
10/16/2015

Jetsetter includes The Dean Hotel on their list of amazing hotels under $100.

State Loan to Help Wurlitzer Building Become 106-Room Hotel with Restaurant, Retail
09/22/2015

ASH NYC received a key piece of state financing for a new boutique hotel in downtown Detroit, to revitalize the famed Wurlitzer Building.  

Throwback Home Tour: Ari Heckman's Weekend Getaway
09/21/2015

Lonny magazine features an ASH NYC developed and staged project at 18 Hampton Street in Sag Harbor.  "See how the up-and-coming designer infused a historic seafaring retreat with shimmering 21st-century style."

The Best Things to Do, See and Eat in Providence, Rhode Island
09/01/2015

Travel + Leisure features The Dean Hotel on their list of the best things to do, see, and eat in Providence.  

8 Design Moves to Steal From This Sexy, Minimalist Apartment
08/26/2015

ASH NYC is featured in Details for 2015 for the design of a West Village residence on Barrow Street.  "This elegant and cool pad  is loaded with minimal style that's stark, but in the best way possible. Here are a few easy-to-apply-to-your-own-place design moves you can steal from it's stellar ASH NYC developed look."  

AD Hears...
08/20/2015

The design firm behind hip hotel the Dean, ASH NYC, will reminagine Detroit's Wurlitzer Building as a boutique destination.

20 Hotels You Won't Believe are Under $200
08/19/2015

Jetsetter includes The Dean Hotel on their list of surprisingly affordable hotels.  

Renaissance Men
08/15/2015

"Hot off the debut of the Dean Hotel in Providence – and with two new properties on tap in Detroit and New Orleans – Brooklyn-based trio ASH NYC are defining the role of the hotelier by developing and designing every inch of their hotels from the ground up."

'Housing for Hipsters' Developer Begins Work on Bushwick Project
07/15/2015

ASH NYC has begun work on a massive mixed-use project on Himrod Street in Bushwick, Brooklyn that will be a mix of new construction and a rehabilitation of the late Victorian nineteenth century Dannenhoffer's Opalescent Glassworks factory buildimg.  

Hot Diggity Dog
06/20/2015

Condé Nast Traveller features The Dean on their list of America's great new boutique hotels.

2015 Best of the Best Award Winners
06/17/2015

The Dean Hotel takes home Jetsetter's 2015 Award for Best Style Steal.

The Best Boutique Hotel in Every State (and DC)
06/20/2015

Thrillist's editors compile a list of their favorite boutique hotels in the United States, including the 52-room Dean Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island.

Small Space Decorating Tips for a One- Two- and Three-Bedroom Apartment
06/09/2015

ASH NYC's Will Cooper and Andrew Bowen are interviewed by Lonny for staging tips alongisde their recently completed project at HFZ Capital's Fifty Third and Eighth condominium development in Midtown Manhattan.  "The designers of ASH NYC take staging to a new level by making a certain lifestyle a tangible, beautifully decorated thing that you can walk around in."  

News Flash! World's Tiniest State Pops Out Coolest City!
06/09/2015

GQ lists The Dean Hotel as one of the reasons that Providence, Rhode Island has become one of the world's coolest cities.

A Far Cry From the College Dorm
05/21/2015

"Since opening in April 2014, the Dean has become as much a cool urban hangout as it is conventional lodging. Aside from its shipshape guest rooms, its facilities provide a hub for Providence's creative community."  

Out & About: The Dean Hotel
04/27/2015

Martha Stewart magazine goes inside ASH NYC's thoughtful hotel conversion of an early-20th-century building in Providence, Rhode Island.

The Coolest Hotel in New England
04/28/2016

The Dean, Providence's stylish convent-turned-gentlemen's club-turned-boutique hotel, recently celebrated its first anniversary.

The Top 4 Firms Designing NYC
01/29/2015

The New York Post names ASH NYC as one of the top four firms designing New York City.

The Visionaries Behind the World's Most Beautiful Hotels
04/28/2015

Condé Nast Traveller features ASH NYC on their list of visionaries behind the world's most beautiful hotels.

Hell's Kitchen's Fifty-Third and Eighth Condo Opens for Business
01/23/2015

Haute Residence features the new Midtown development Fifty-Third and Eighth, where ASH NYC designed the amenity spaces and model residences.

Where You Should Stay in 2015 - Best New Hotels of the Past Year
01/01/2015

Condé Nast Traveler recaps the best new hotels of 2014, including Providence's The Dean Hotel. 

This Abandoned Strip Club Was Transformed Into a Trendy Hotel
12/01/2014

The Dean Hotel has transformed its surroundings from "an undesirable place to be" into one of the trendiest areas in Providence.

AD's 2015 Ones to Watch
12/31/2014

ASH NYC is featured as one of Architectural Digest's "Ones to Watch" for 2015.  "Equal parts design firm, real-estate developer, and lifestyle think tank, this Brooklyn-based practice has a gift for revamping historic, often industrial spaces into seductive, of-the-moment environments."

Travel Pick: The Dean Hotel in Providence
10/20/2014

"In Providence, Rhode Island, Ari Heckman and his design firm ASH NYC transform a century-old structure with a storied past into a boutique hotel that pays homage to its roots."

Incredible Manhattan Reno Goes From Drab to 'Monastic'
10/31/2014

ASH NYC's Ari Heckman transformed a dated West Village walk-up into a stylish home with a "sparse, monastic aesthetic."

5 Reasons to Visit Providence Now
10/08/2014

Travel + Leisure features The Dean Hotel on their list of reasons to visit Providence now.

Inside an Un-Designed West Village Apartment
11/03/2014

New York Magazine goes inside Ari Heckman's "un-designed" West Village apartment.

Hotel Review: The Dean
09/15/2014

"Real estate development and design firm ASH NYC has enlisted local artisans to transform a dilapidated building into a boutique hotel."

The Perfect Long Weekend in Providence
09/26/2014

The Wall Street Journal features The Dean Hotel on their itinerary for the perfect long weekend in Providence.

Tour a Newly Transformed West Village Townhouse
09/25/2014

"The young design talent at ASH NYC turned the forlorn Abingdon Guest House into a stylish West Village residence."

Tiny Mixed-Use Townhouse on Eighth Avenue Asks $4.25M
09/23/2014

"Tucked near the corner of West 12th Street on Eighth Avenue, there's a cute little townhouse with ground floor commercial space and a triplex home that was completely remade by ASH NYC."

The Dean Hotel in Providence
06/06/2014

Design Sponge visits The Dean Hotel in Providence and finds an electic space with "a unique contemporary vibe."

Rhode Island's Rockin' New Hotel (Complete with Complimentary Fixies)
07/25/2014

"Smack dab in the middle of Providence’s bustling Downcity neighborhood, the Dean brings a fresh and hip vibe to an otherwise drab collection of chain hotels."

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07/01/2014

After six years, ASH NYC is making its first foray into hospitality with the 52-room Dean Hotel. 

Conversion Planned for Longtime Bushwick Glass Factory
07/09/2014

Williamsburg-based development firm ASH NYC, led by Jonathan Minkoff and Ari Heckman, is looking to construct a 70,000-square-foot mixed-use building in Bushwick.

ASH NYC's Bushwick Development Will Look Like This
07/09/2014

Ari Heckman and Jonathan Minkoff's design and development company is converting the former Dannenhoffer's Opalescent Glassworks factory into a 70,000-square-foot mixed-use development in Bushwick, Brooklyn.  

The Dean Hotel: Divine Providence
05/22/2014

The Financial Times features The Dean Hotel.  "When one thinks of Providence, Rhode Island, cool places to stay don't typically spring to mind—until now."

One Night in Providence
05/30/2014

AD France's Thomas Jean visits the hip and stylish Dean Hotel in Providence. 

Sleeping With The Dean: A New Boutique Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island by ASH NYC
04/10/2014

Yatzter visits The Dean, "a stunning new boutique hotel which mixes poise and continental old-school class with an air of college fun and a relaxed attitude."

The Dean Hotel, Providence
05/12/2014

ASH NYC transformed a former church mission and brothel into the design-minded Dean Hotel in Providence, Rhode Island.  

Hot List
05/01/2014

"With a craft cocktail bar, a karaoke lounge, and a beer garden, The Dean is yet more proof that Providence is no longer a sleepy college town."

Yankee Ingenuity
05/01/2014

"The Dean, a just-opened 52-room hotel in Providence, Rhode Island, stakes out new aesthetic territory with its hip ye-olde-New-England vibe."

The Dean a Product, Reflection of City
05/21/2014

"The vision for The Dean, echoed by those who are part of its creation and workforce, is that: 'It's a hotel by Providence, for Providence.'"

 

Providence's Sexy New Boutique Hotel, The Dean, Designed to Feel Hip, Artisty
04/02/2014

At The Dean Hotel, Providence's artsy-academic vibe is reflected at every turn.
 

Dean Hotel Opening Party Shakes Up Providence
04/08/2014

Rhode Island Monthly recaps the opening party for The Dean Hotel.

Gone Girls
4/29/2014

New York Magazine features The Dean Hotel on their list of alternative bacehlorette destinations.

The Dean
04/15/2014

"The opening of the new Dean hotel in Providence suggests how even a single development could help improve not just the physical fabric of the city but also its public reputation."

Spectacular Hotel Conversions That'll Knock Your Socks Off
03/26/2014

Curbed features The Dean on their list of spectacular hotel conversions.

With a Thriving Downtown, Providence Sets Bar Higher
03/08/2014

The Boston Globe lists The Dean Hotel as one of the newcomers transforming Providence into a true destination.

The Talent: ASH NYC
02/01/2014

"Real estate developers, interior designers, antiques dealers and, with the recent opening of The Dean, hotel owners: Ari Heckman and Will Cooper have a full plate. And they're just getting started."

PVD by Design
02/02/2014

"Opened inside a former brothel, The Dean reflects the renaissance of its Downcity neighborhood."

America's New Creative Hubs
01/31/2014

AFAR features The Dean in Providence in their overview of America's new creative hubs.

Dean's List
02/07/2014

UrbanDaddy visits The Dean Hotel, "a very hospitable ex-strip-club in Providence."

The Dean
01/31/2014

"In a city perhaps most often thought of in light of its prestigious universities, The Dean Hotel is an appropriate nod to Providence, Rhode Island's bookish legacy."

Wish We Were Here: The Dean
02/10/2014

"Despite offering beloved hipster amenities such as rooms with bunk beds, access to a dedicated Zip Car membership, and a designer coffee bar, The Dean, is firmly rooted in the stuff of New England."

November Travel News: Editor's Picks
11/15/2013

"The Dean, in a century-old building that once housed a brothel, was named with a nod to nearby Brown University, and the look is equally smart."

The Search for Hipness in Hotels
11/14/2013

At hotels like The Dean, a new generation of travelers and hoteliers is rethinking traditional hotel and resort models.

Accommodations: In Providence, a Hipster Hotel in a Former Brothel
11/04/2013

T Magazine visits The Dean, Providence's "very own vintage-y, self-consciously cool hotel."

Meet the 2013 Curbed Young Guns: Ari Heckman
08/21/2013

"Many of the 2013 Young Guns have deep family ties to design, architecture, or real estate, but Ari Heckman, 30, has roots in all three."

The Locals: Ari Heckman
08/15/2013

ASH NYC's Ari Heckman seems to have that whole 'love what you do and you'll never work a day in your life' thing down pat.

Shopping with ASH NYC
05/25/2013

1stdibs goes shopping with ASH NYC's Ari Heckman and Will Cooper.

A Natural Fit
07/01/2013

"The Brooklyn-based interior design firm ASH NYC brings its signature aesthetic across the bridge—and a few state lines."

ASH NYC's Manhattan Pop-Up Shop
04/05/2013

"Brooklyn-based interior design firm ASH NYC is taking a step across the East River with a recently opened pop-up retail space in Manhattan's West Village."

Indie Vision
04/01/2013

"Based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, ASH NYC harbors a creative and innovative team that blends modern and vintage in the way we all wish we could."

Busted Brooklyn Development Revived by ASH's Ari Heckman
03/19/2013

Six years after moving to New York, Ari Heckman helms his own design and development firm and just wrapped his first project, which attracted 250 prospective buyers to a six-unit condominium for its first open house on a frigid January night and sold out that very night.

Spruce Up Your Apartment for Spring at the ASH Pop-Up Shop
03/29/2013

The Williamsburg-based design firm ASH NYC has opened a pop-up shop boasting 'curiosities' from Anna Karlin, Adrian Mesko, Le Labo, Rizzoli, and more.

10 NYC Buildings That Are Already Sold Out
02/27/2013

Curbed NY features ASH NYC's 48 Box Street on their list of ten buildings that are already sold out.

Happy Feet
11/18/2012

New York Magazine features ASH NYC in their 2012 holiday gift guide.

Instagift Guide: Luigi Tadini, High-Quality Cuteness
12/04/2012

Luigi Tadini finds collectible vintage cameo dishes at ASH Home in Brooklyn.

First Look: Brooklyn Designer Mociun's Home Decor Collab with ASH
11/29/2012

"Originally hailing from the sleepy town of Nevada City, California, Caitlin Mociun is known for her elegant and eco-friendly apparel and accessories, and today she takes on home decor by teaming up with ASH."

Sag Harbor Sanctuary
11/01/2012

"At his Sag Harbor home, designer Ari Heckman infuses a historic seafaring retreat with shimmering 21st-century style."

Eclectic Avenue
08/28/2012

Inside ASH NYC's new shop in Williamsburg that feels like home—but hipper.

A Hamptons Cottage Revamped by Manhattan Staging Team
07/11/2012

"Redesigned by Big Apple-based staging firm ASH NYC, this three-bedroom, two-bath cottage boasts turn-key style in the heart of Sag Harbor."