LIV Stories

Building Sustainability From the Ground Up

Boise’s first LIV District in the Central Addition was designed to act as a laboratory to test some cutting-edge sustainability practices.

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Introducing Boise’s First Sustainable LIV District

At the epicenter of Boise’s best amenities, it’s hard to imagine a better spot than the Central Addition for Boise’s first LIV District.

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Planning for Boise’s Water Future

BOISE’S PATH FORWARD – MANAGING THE MOST PRECIOUS RESOURCE. One of the reasons we all call Boise home is the city’s incredible natural beauty. From the foothills, to the trails and amazing park system, what surrounds us and how we interact with those resources shape Boise’s famed livability. There is no clearer example of that […]

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Library Welcomes Refugee Storytellers

The Boise Public Library is proud to host “Neighbor Narratives,” an hour-long program featuring tales from refugee storytellers.

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Continued Investment in Making Boise the Most Livable City in the Country

[Excerpt from the FY 2018 Budget Book: Message from the Mayor] What a remarkable time in Boise. Investment and growth, both public and private, are all around us. And that success is transforming our community in ways that might have seemed impossible a generation ago. As with all change, it is imperative that we not […]

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Learning About the Boise River: The Boise WaterShed River Campus

Boise Mayor David Bieter was recently joined by city council, participating artists, and community partners in celebrating the grand opening of the newly completed Boise WaterShed River Campus.  The two-acre complex is being recognized as the largest concentration of public art in Idaho. Designed and planned by a team of artists, engineers, and educators, this […]

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A Model Home for a Better Future

Known as the “Atlantic Idea House”, this residential home was upgraded with sustainable and energy efficient features in mind and will be used as an education tool to demonstrate energy efficiency and sustainable practices for homes in the community. TOURS Free and open to the public – No RSVP required – 2108 S. Atlantic Street, […]

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Downtown Circulator: Highlights from Alternatives Analysis

The City of Boise will host an open house on Tuesday, March 14 focusing on the outcomes of the recently completed downtown circulator alternatives analysis. Citizens are invited to stop by the lobby of City Hall between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. to learn more about the analysis, recommended route, funding and how the circulator […]

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A Real Sandbox to Teach Topography

With the City of Boise’s Augmented Reality (AR) Sandbox, users can create a variety of landforms, including mountains, valleys, volcanoes, and dams.

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The Kids Are There to Code

The Boise Public Library and the Treasure Valley YMCA have embarked on an unlikely journey: teaching kids to code.

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