Posted on October 7, 2020 by iwano@_84
A Boise nonprofit that has created several pocket neighborhoods with affordable housing has plans for its most visible development yet.
NeighborWorks Boise is looking to build 39 single-family homes — seven detached and 32 attached residences — at the southwest corner of the old Cole Elementary School property, located at Cole and Fairview roads. The project, known as ColeBluff Cottages, would features homes with one to three stories, two to four bedrooms, and square footage between 816 and 1,998.
Each home would have two to four bedrooms and be 816 square feet to 1,998 square feet. Plans for the complex include 16 garages and 55 parking spaces — 25 covered and 30 uncovered.
“We are really excited about this project and to the degree we can honor the site with some our our architecture and different features, remembering what was once there,” Neighborworks CEO Bud Compher told the
Posted on October 2, 2020 by iwano@_84
September 30, 2020
Mayor Lauren McLean, members of the Boise City Council and leaders from the Parks and Recreation Department gathered along the south shore of Quinn’s Pond today, September 30, 2020, to dedicate brand-new amenities at Bernardine Quinn Riverside Park. The 3.5-acre addition to the park is located just off the Boise River Greenbelt along the southern edge of the pond, with parking accessible at 3150 W. Main Street.
This site expands popular recreational offerings at Quinn’s Pond with improved river access, bank stabilization and recreational opportunities for visitors. The initial green-up phase has been completed and the park includes a covered shelter with seating, new walking paths and landscaping.
“This is an exciting addition to our park system at a time when recreational opportunities are more important than ever,” said Mayor McLean. “Boise’s parks and outdoor spaces are free and accessible to everyone and the mental and physical