2603 W Eastover Terrace
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
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.
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
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.
here to view Event Providers highlighting their
events at the Boise Depot.
Click here to view
a brochure highlighting Depot amenities.
The Great Hall may be scheduled 11
months (1st business day of the 11th month) in advance for private
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.
Leave a message and calls are returned in the order they are
Complete a Request
(Closed on Legal Holidays)
SUNDAY & MONDAY
Boise Arts &
History current event
here to learn more about the history of the Boise
- Click here to
learn more about the Boise Depot's steam locomotive, Big Mike.
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