Tour A Relaxing Yet Sophisticated Town House in Upper East

We are first attracted by this house because of its color scheme and then the cool textiles and iconic furniture. The town house is owned by textile scion Ashley Stark Kenner and her husband Nick, founder and CEO of Just Salad. The landmarked 19th-century building had a lot going for it—generous dimensions, a deep backyard, and, a rarity among town houses, lots of light. But at their first meeting with New York–based Lichten Architects, talk quickly shifted to “gut renovation.” Here are our favorites after the renovation.

Living Room

In the living room of Ashley Stark kenner’s Manhattan home, 1957 Pierre Jeanneret chairs and a custom sofa surround a Kelvin LaVerne cocktail table. Artworks by Julian Schnabel, Brent Wadden, and Damien Hirst. © 2020 Julian Schnabel / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. © Damien Hirst and Science Ltd. All rights reserved / DACS, London / ARS, NY 2020
 Douglas Friedman
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