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McColl Center is a venue in uptown Charlotte artfully designed for your wedding, reception, party, dinner, and corporate event.

Rising from a corner in the north end of Uptown Charlotte, historic McColl Center features unique neo-Gothic architecture on the outside and spectacular contemporary design on the inside, with exposed steel beams and brick, artful walls, celestial windows, and tall ceilings. It’s the ideal event venue in Charlotte for your special occasion.

With multiple spaces that can be used individually or together, McColl Center can accommodate between 275–500 people standing and 130–260 seated.

Contact James Minton for more information about the venue, to book an event, or to schedule a complimentary tour of McColl Center.

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McColl Center is located at 721 N. Tryon St., in Uptown Charlotte. Free parking is available in our lot on the corner of W. 10th and N. Church Streets and on N. Tryon St. after 6:00 p.m. and on Saturdays.


Dickson Gallery

The Dickson Gallery at McColl Center is located on the first level and is easily used in conjunction with our other available spaces. The space is accessible from multiple entry points, the most impressive being our front entrance. Standing capacity: 275; seated capacity: 130.
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Levine Creative Hub

Located on the lower level, the Levine Creative Hub showcases historical brick walls, stained concrete floors, an open ceiling, and a private entrance. This space is perfect for corporate meetings, workshops, retreats, or dinner and dancing. Standing capacity: 285; seated capacity: 135.
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First-floor Studio

The first-floor studio is located off the Main Gallery and has large windows to let in daylight. The 624-square foot space comes with a built-in projector making the room ideal for your next dinner, meeting, or workshop. Standing capacity: 45; seated capacity: 25.
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Lawn + Patio

Our beautiful outdoor lawn is perfect for hosting receptions and cocktail hours. Our large outside patio is set against a backdrop of our beautiful stone building. This, too, is perfect for receptions, cocktail hours, and a food truck.
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Whole Building

Would you like to rent all the spaces listed above or put together a combination of multiple spaces? We can make that happen.

Photo: Private dinner in an artist’s studio, April 2018.