The Center’s building was built in 1908 as a Scottish Rite Temple. It is one of the finest examples of Mission Revival architecture.

The Center has a main lecture hall with a seating capacity of 500 people. It is among Oakland’s finest interior spaces. Moreover, the Center has a dinning hall that can accommodate up to 400 people and with a large kitchen equipped with ovens, refrigerators, freezers, and a variety of cooking equipment.

The Center has several smaller lecture rooms with various capacities well suited for holding large classes and workshops. Additionally, the Center has five classrooms that are ideal for holding small classes. The Center’s prayer hall has capacity for up to 250 people. The Center’s parking lot has spaces for 35 vehicles. Moreover, public parking is just one block away from the Center.

All of the Center’s facilities are available for rent. The Center is ideally located in downtown Oakland near beautiful Lake Merritt, only a few blocks away from several hotels, two BART Stations (Oakland 12th Street and Lake Merritt Stations), and highways 880, 580, and 24.

Please download the facilities rental guideline, fees, application form. Please fill out the form and email (, or fax (510-277-1421), or mail it to ICCNC at 1433 Madison St., Oakland, CA 94612.  We will get back to you in a week about your rental request.

For more information and to reserve a facility please contact Ms. Azita Sayyah at or call 510-832-7600.

Click to download the attached file(s): ICCNC-Rental-Table.pdf
Click to download the attached file(s): Rental-Form-and-Policy.pdf