The Aston - Heart Of America Group

Located in Des Moines’ Upper East Village, The Aston will feature seven main stories with 186 residential units and 4,000 square feet of street-level commercial space. The building will offer studio, one-bedroom and two bedroom apartments, including premium high-floor units. The Aston will be built with steel and concrete construction materials instead of traditional wood framing, and the exterior will be a mix of brick, architectural metal paneling, simulated wood siding, and large windows.


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Community Amenities

  • Fully-equipped fitness center
  • Outdoor kitchen
  • Electric vehicle charging
  • Covered underground parking
  • Dog park
Title Address Description
East Village, Des Moines
317 E 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA317 East 6th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

About Heart Of America

Starting with one, 100-seat restaurant in 1978, Heart of America Group has grown to include a portfolio of award-winning owned and operated restaurants, hotels and commercial developments. Noteworthy brands developed and operated by Heart of America Group include the Machine Shed Restaurant, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, The Republic on Grand, Hotel Renovo, Wildwood Lodge, Thunder Bay Grille, and The J Bar. We pride ourselves in building long-lasting properties that bring value to the consumer and to the communities in which we build.


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