Larkin U Building -

Larkin U Building

239 Van Rensselaer Street

Located between the Larkin at Exchange Building and Larkin Square the circa 1893, Romanesque Revival Style approx. 64,000 sq. ft. building has been fully restored.

Historical notes:

  • Originally occupied by D. Ullman Sons Recycling
  • Larkin Company factory building “U” for 29 years, complete with a bowling alley in the basement for use by members of the Larkin Men’s Club
  • McDonald Products, Inventor of the famous Bean Bag ashtray which at one time sold over 1 million units per year
  • Par Foam Products factory, manufacturer of automotive parts