Tag: Franklin School site

What does a small piece of Downtown Boise land have to do with Boise’s Franklin & Orchard project?

The Capital City Development Corporation board of directors voted during its monthly meeting to dispose of a small piece of property it owns in Downtown Boise. The City of Boise will combine it with another parcel it owns nearby and trade it for a separate project at Franklin Rd. and Orchard St. on the...

Old Bench school site was going to be a gas station. Now, a very different plan is forming

Boise Franklin School site
Franklin School stood as an icon on the Boise Bench for 104 years, before crews tore it down in 2009. In the years since, the large school site has been mostly empty, with the promise of a gas station in the place where classrooms once stood. But now, the plan for a large Maverik...