1888 Center

1888 Center, our first Placemaking Shoebox, is a bookstore, gallery, workshop and café serving Contra Coffee & Tea. This community keepsake is located in the Historic District of Old Towne Orange, California.

In our first year, 1888 Center welcomed more than 182+ daily visitors with online opportunities reaching over 1.2 million participants. View the complete details from our first year at heritagefuture.org/year-one or download the 1888 Center – Year One.pdf report. (5 MB)

Address

115 North Orange Street,
Orange, California 92866

Hours

Mon–Sat 8am–8pm
Sun 9am–7pm

4,054 guests attended our onsite workshops and we produced the following community programs:

16

Gallery Exhibitions

51

Podcast Episodes

152

Educational Programs

Events

Through storytelling, our Ready-To-Assemble concept is designed to synergize innovative efforts and provide essential tools for lifelong learning. View upcoming events at heritagefuture.org/events.

Podcast

Creative + Cultural is an interdisciplinary podcast designed to provide a unique platform for industry innovators to share stories about creativity and culture at the intersection of art, literature, music, history, science, or technology.

Rentals

Need a desk, office, conference room, or workshop? Our Placemaking Shoeboxes are designed as a creative accelerators with shared deskspace, private offices, and adaptable floor plans for events, meetings, and workshops.

We provide our partners with rates as low as $65 an hour and flexible plans designed to support your project and grow your business.

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