Learning Innovation at the Bullpen

The Bullpen Logo

The Bullpen is the hub for all innovation and entrepreneurship activity at Duke University. Located in historic downtown Durham, the Bullpen features collaboration and classroom space as well as the Duke I&E, Continuing Studies and Learning Innovation offices.

The Imperial Building was built in 1916 by The Imperial Tobacco Company of Great Britain and Ireland. Currently owned by Measurement Inc., the building houses the Bullpen; located on the 3rd floor. Original features of the building were preserved and incorporated into the design of the Bullpen space, which was completed in July 2015. Learn more about the Bullpen, including how to reserve a room.


The Bullpen
215 Morris Street, Suite 300
Imperial Building
Durham, NC 27701

How to find us

Visitors during the business day can enter the Imperial building through the front doors. There is an elevator behind the front desk. Take this to the 3rd floor and turn right to find the glass double doors to the Bullpen.


The Durham ID parking garage is conveniently located across the street from the Imperial Building behind the Durham ID buildings at 325 Roney Street. This parking garage charges $2 an hour with a $14 daily maximum. They do offer a $5 daily maximum if you arrive before 9 am. More info about the Durham ID parking garage.

Another option is the Durham Centre Parking Garage located at 300 West Morgan Street. This garage is managed by the City of Durham and charges $1.25 per hour with a $13.75 daily maximum. More info about City of Durham parking.


If you are a member of the Duke community (meaning you have a DukeCard ID), you may use the Duke Downtown Shuttle. This free service runs from 7:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday to Friday and picks up and drops off at each stop (including the Imperial Building) every 40 minutes. More info about the Duke Downtown Shuttle.

Learning Innovation on West Campus


Bostock Library 128
The Ruppert Commons for Research, Technology, and Collaboration (“The Edge”)
Duke University
Durham, NC 27701

How to find us

Bostock Library is located on Duke’s West Campus adjacent to Perkins Library. It is near the Old Chem Building, Fitzpatrick Center/CIEMAS, and the Allen Building. The building is located near the Duke Chapel bus drop-off. See the Duke Campus map.

Visitors may enter Bostock Library from the archway between Perkins and Bostock. Enter The Edge, and proceed straight past the welcome desk to our offices in Room 128.


The closest visitor parking to Learning Innovation is available in the Bryan Center pay parking lot or the Bryan Center Parking Garage (Parking Garage IV) adjacent to the Bryan Center, accessed from Science Drive.

If this lot/deck is full, the next closest visitor parking is the Parking Garage I – Visitor parking deck for the Duke Hospital Clinics, located on Trent Drive.

More information on parking at Duke

For more information about parking near Learning Innovation, see the Duke Campus Map and choose Parking > Patient/Visitor from the menu on the left.