In the last few years, Boise's urban core has experienced some breathtaking changes. The City of Trees filled the infamous Boise Hole with the Eighth and Main Tower and the streetcar idea has been revitalized, this time with a more dynamic euphemism: "circulator." Let's not forget about the Clearwater Analytics-Gardner Company team-up to build the City Center Plaza.
It's all part of a long-term plan to turn Boise into a 21st century city with a distinctive urban skyline and modern amenities that began to take effect Boise in the mid-1980s. In a YouTube video submitted by user Robert Eller, you can see the some of the capital's first steps toward urban renewal in 1988.