Best Addition to Downtown Boise

Eighth and Main Tower

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Boise is obviously happy to be rid of its signature hole--so much so that we wonder if it really mattered what went into it. More than a few responses to this question referred to the Eighth and Main Tower simply as "the hole-filler," or "the building in the hole." We tend to think that Eighth and Main is a little more than that, with its gleaming glass and steel design, spiffy light-up spire and mix of restaurants. If you're going to fill a hole, might as well do it with a skyline-topping tower. (And yes, we know that Trader Joe's was a life-changing addition for many, but we didn't include it in the top three because, of course, it's not local.)

2nd Place: JUMP (Jack's Urban Meeting Place),

3rd Place: Bike lanes

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