Find Your Creative Center

Need a desk, office, conference room, or workshop? 1888 Center provides an inspiring environment with a collaborative network.

Third Place

The innovative 1888 Center, located in the Historic District of Old Towne Orange, California, is a bookstore, gallery, workshop and café serving Contra Coffee & Tea. Our goal as a nonprofit organization is to provide our diverse neighborhoods with curated content and lifelong learning programs that are educational and entertaining.

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115 North Orange Street,
Orange, California 92866


Mon–Sat 8am–8pm
Sun 9am–7pm



Community Thinking

Through storytelling, we synergize the creative efforts of individuals to provide essential tools for cultural and civic enrichment—empathy, opportunity, and a collaborative network.


We support our partners with rates as low as $65 an hour and flexible plans designed to support your project and grow your business. Contact us to inquire about space availability, our hourly or monthly opportunities, and unique collaborations. Questions? Problems? Please contact or 657-282-0483.


Shared deskspace, private office, or staff meetings.


Private events, educational lectures, or workshop.


Want to partner on a program? Please submit an idea here.

Architecture by Robert Young
Mural by Steve Martinez
Book Sculpture by Mike Stilkey