The Wilkins Building offers one- and two-bedroom, pet-friendly apartments with large unit footprints. From quartz countertops, stainless steel appliances, and abundant storage with large peninsula countertop overhangs, these units will delight both the home chef and frequent party host alike. The urban loft aesthetic, including sealed concrete flooring, contemporary lighting design, and historic plaster ceilings also offers a unique living experience. You’ll love the centralized downtown location and skywalk access to major employers such as Cognizant, EMC, Nationwide, Voya, and Wells Fargo.


Wilkins offers market-rate and income-restricted units. Qualifications for the affordable housing units is dependent upon income level and household size, as well as student status. Please contact a leasing agent to see if you are eligible for income-restricted units at Wilkins.


Significant for its association to the Younkers Department store, Wilkins is the only structural remains of the May 2014 Younkers fire. The iconic and historic Tea Room, located on the sixth floor, was also restored to it’s former beauty and reopened as a premier event venue.


The Wilkins Building includes ground-floor retail and commercial space opening onto the newly renovated Walnut Street. Space is being considered for restaurants, large national retailers, and local boutique retailers.



Polished concrete floors throughout the building are perfect for you and your pet. Pet fees may apply.

Secured Building

Always feel safe entering the secured, keyless entry.

Rent-Restricted Units Available

Qualifications for these affordable housing units is dependent upon income level and household size, as well as student status.

In-Unit Washer and Dryer

Enjoy the convenience of doing your laundry in your home and in your own time.

Skywalk Access

Use the covered skywalk that is connected to the building to get to work, dining, or your car during the winter months.

Large Walk-in Closets

Most bedrooms have lots of storage space and large closets.

Showroom Sized Windows

Plenty of natural light with showroom sized windows, which also come with roller window blinds.

Grand Ceiling Heights

Ceiling heights make the space seem even bigger than it is.

Exposed Brick

Many features of this historic building have been preserved.


High-speed, fiber-optic internet hookup available.

Stainless Steel Appliances

Hardware and appliances are all stainless steel, and relatively new.

Quartz Countertops

The upgraded countertops, multi-functional island, and large peninsula overhangs.

Upgraded Features

Upgraded fixtures, hand-tiled details, and sleek finishes.

Entertainment District

Centralized downtown location close to many restaurants and major employers.

Interested in living at Wilkins?