About Modern HeritageAshley Furniture is one of America's oldest and most respectable furniture companies. Founded in 1945, it began as a small company in Chicago dedicated to selling local products and their own wooden occasional furniture. By the time the eighties rolled around, it had become one of the most instantly recognizable furniture retailers in the country. Still family run all these decades later, the good folks at Ashley Furniture are dedicated to helping every American family live in style and comfort. From mattresses to lighting to kids' rooms to patios, they are committed to creating affordable living solutions without compromising on quality or style.