In 1912, construction of the Larkin Terminal Warehouse was completed. It was part of a larger complex that included Larkin Administration Building and the Larkin Powerhouse. John D. Larkin hired world-renowned architect Frank Lloyd Wright to design the first Larkin Company Administration Building, and Lockwood, Greene & Co. to design the Larkin Terminal Warehouse.

Unfortunately, the Larkin Administration building was demolished in the 1950s, but the Larkin Terminal Warehouse and surrounding buildings—an area known as Larkinville—recently underwent a $40 million renovation to convert the warehouse into a ten-story Class A office space. The building received over 2,200 new windows, new concrete floors and state-of-the-art mechanical systems. Today, the historic Larkin Terminal Warehouse sports granular facility controls to ensure energy consumption meets conservative standards, while delivering the right level of comfort and security for the over 2000 occupants. With tenants ranging from healthcare, mass media, government agencies, law firms and financial institutions, meeting the unique needs of each is critical.

U&S assures the building functions at peak performance using advanced environment controls. Electric meters measure client activity to deliver a system that tracks and even calculates billing across all Larkin Building suites for energy consumption and off-hours energy usage. Our lighting control system, fully integrated with the environmental controls, brings lights up when needed during occupied times, and down when the building is empty. Smart technology also allows for three backup generators to come online when needed.

U&S integrated card access door readers allow tenants and owners control of who can access what areas when, inclusive of the elevators. Video surveillance inside and out ensures the Larkin is a safe and secure facility.


  • Access and Elevator Controls
  • Digital Video Surveillance
  • Duress
  • Emergency Generator
  • Fire/Life Safety
  • Integrated HVAC
  • Lighting