A gathering space in downtown Raleigh...

Welcome to the Duncan-Giersch Center, a gathering space in downtown Raleigh...


We provide the perfect off-site venue for business meetings or intimate private gatherings. We are located in historic downtown Raleigh. We are just one block from the North Carolina State Capital, at the corners of Hillsborough and McDowell Streets. Our open and elegant meeting space is a rare find in downtown Raleigh. We invite you to share it with us.

The Duncan-Geirsch Center is adjacent to The Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd. The Center serves at the Parish Life Center for the church but is also open to the greater community for use. We often host wedding receptions for couples marrying at Good Shepherd, however, we also are host to a wide array of secular events including music recitals, medical symposia, receptions for weddings held elsewhere, along with business meetings for commercial and government interests.

Please explore here what we have to offer for your event and do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about how the Duncan-Giersch Center can be a part of your future plans.



Shepherd's Hall


Shepherd's Hall is our main space for large gatherings. It is ideal for wedding receptions, corporate meetings, and various social events. It has capacity to comfortably accommodate up to 300 persons. Rental of this space includes access to other amenities of our facility including the reception area with generous entry way to the main space, full catering kitchen, high speed internet access, audio, and video projection.
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Smaller meeting spaces


We also have a number of smaller meeting rooms available for rent. Each of these rooms can accommodate groups of up to 20 persons and can be furnished with a number of seating configurations to meet various needs.