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Funky art project, James Beard-nominated chef to give new vibe to Downtown Boise landmark

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The former Capitol Terrace building at Main St. and 8th St. got an exterior revamp over the past year. Now changes are coming to the inside. Hawkins Companies bought the building, now known as Main + Marketplace, in 2017. Late last year, two long-time local restaurants closed: Shige and Piper...

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Piper Pub, Shige to close; what developer says will happen next

Two stalwart Downtown Boise restaurants will close in coming weeks and months. Piper Pub owner Gene Hutchison says he hasn't been able to sign a new lease for his restaurant on the second floor, and has decided to close. BoiseDev first reported the lease challenges earlier this year. "November 17 will...

Sidney lost his niche: long-standing Downtown art piece removed

Another piece of art along 8th Street in Boise has been removed - this time one that has stood for nearly three decades. Boise City Arts & History says Sidney's Niche has been taken off of the side of the escalator as part of the remodel of the former Capitol Terrace into Main + Marketplace. The art piece shows a mouse,...

‘Snowball effect’ causes CCDC to review ‘free awnings’ in Downtown Boise

If you've walked around Downtown Boise this summer, you may have noticed many buildings sporting brand new awnings over the sidewalk. Several of the projects have been funded at least in part by public funds from the Capital City Development Corporation, including: Fidelity Building/Diablo and Sons at Idaho St. and 8th...

Capitol Terrace to become “Main+Marketplace”

Plans for one of the most prominent commercial projects in Boise are being unveiled. Main + Marketplace will be the new brand for the retail part of the Capitol Terrace building at 8th St. and Main St. in Downtown Boise. As BoiseDev first reported in November, an indoor market project is envisioned for the building's common spaces surrounding an escalator core...

Landmark Downtown Boise restaurant could lose its lease

Courtesy Piper Pub & Grill A landmark Downtown Boise restaurant could soon close up shop. Piper Pub and Grill opened in the Capitol Terrace building at 8th St. & Main St. in Downtown Boise in 1989 - offering a full bar, second floor balcony patio and pub fare.T The Piper Pub space was listed for lease by Hawkins & Co. which...

New donut shop headed for Downtown Boise

A small new donut shop is planned for Downtown Boise, according to filings. Donut Daze plans to remodel the former Pamper Nails & Spa location in the Capitol Terrace building on 8th Street near the escalators. The shop would feature seating for about 40 folks after a $70,000 remodel.

Indoor farmers market envisioned for downtown

Hawkins Companies envisions an indoor food hall or public market for its newly acquired Capitol Terrace building. The market could take up current "common area" space on the first and second floors of the aging 1980s building.  Sketches posted in a sales flyer envision areas for farmers or small merchants to set up in the covered area...

With update to Capital Terrace retail, what will happen to the garage?

Last month, BoiseDev reported the retail portion of the dated-looking Capital Terrace building would get updated. The building actually has two owners - with the retail areas under the ownership of Hawkins Co. - they are behind the main building update.  But the parking garage itself is owned by the Capital City Development Corporation.  That agency actually renamed the garage...

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