North End Arts

Boise, the second city in Idaho to pass a percent-for-art ordinance, has demonstrated great community leadership through its sponsorship of numerous public artworks. Capital City Development Corporation and private developers have also generously supported art that contributes to the beauty and interest of our civic spaces. In a very short time, Boise has accumulated over…

O’Farrell Cabin

O’Farrell Cabin History Early Boise homes were built within the townsite by families with names now better recognized as North End and East End streets: O’Farrell, Logan and Pierce. The O’Farrell cabin, built in 1862, now stands on Fort Street near Lincoln School. The Coston cabin, originally located east of town; and the Pierce cabin…