The Durham Arts Council building is home to the Durham Arts Council and several other local arts organizations. Originally constructed in 1906, the three-story 52,000+ square foot building was renovated in 1988 and contains 3 galleries, 2 theatres with support spaces, meeting rooms, offices, rehearsal spaces and studios for digital arts, dance, photography, clay, fiber arts, visual arts and children’s art. The Durham  Arts Council building is part of the City of Durham Historic District and the Historic Preservation Society of Durham. Behind it is the Durham Centre, the tallest building in Durham.