Boise Depot

2603 W Eastover Terrace

Depot February 2014

The Boise Depot is a beautiful historic Spanish-style structure operated by the Boise Parks & Recreation Department as a public meeting space and historic site. Designed by New York architects, the building opened in 1925 to elaborate fanfare in the capital city.

With a splendid panoramic view of the Boise Front, the building grounds include Platt Gardens, a lovely park with pathways, a gazebo and a koi pond makes this a popular site for weddings, photographs and public gatherings.

GREAT HALL 

Depot amenities include The Great Hall, a soaring 77 ft by 46 ft totaling 3,542-square-foot multi-story atrium that once served as the building's waiting room.  Ten original benches line the walls of the Great Hall.  Maximum Occupancy - 300 standing, 165 seated.

The original 1925 Barkalow Brothers Newsstand is featured on the west wall.  The newsstand has been slightly restored but remains in its' original form.  This area is great for a buffet or display.  The Great Halls' ceiling is lined with Spanish trusses, each imprinted with antique locomotives. 

REMNANTS OF BOISE

Remnants of Boise illustrates the first 150 years of Boise's growth and development through the themes of Community, Environment, and Enterprise. Virtual tourists will discover how Boise citizens shaped the arid high-desert environment by combining entrepreneurial spirit and unique cultural traditions to shape Boise into a thriving, albeit isolated, western city. The tour consists of 25 locations that explore a different area of the city. This Department of Arts & History coordinated this project in conjunction with the BOISE 150 celebration.

DEPOT EVENT PHOTOS

  • Click here to view Event Providers highlighting their events at the Boise Depot.

DEPOT AMENITIES PHOTOS

  • Click here to view a brochure highlighting Depot amenities.
SCHEDULING/RATES

 

The Great Hall may be scheduled 11 months (1st business day of the 11th month) in advance for private events.

POLICIES/APPLICATIONS

 

MAKE A RESERVATION
 

Must be 21 years or older to reserve the Boise Depot.

walk_in.png Walk-In: We are located at 1104 Royal Blvd, Boise Idaho 83706. Office Hours are M-F 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. closed legal holidays. Walk-in customers have priority when scheduling.

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FREE PUBLIC HOURS
 
OPEN
SUNDAY & MONDAY 11a-5p

(Closed on Legal Holidays)

 Depot foodbank 2013

BOISE DEPOT HISTORY

  • Click here to learn more about the history of the Boise Depot.

BIG MIKE

  • Click here to learn more about the Boise Depot's steam locomotive, Big Mike.

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