A century ago, people streamed out of Downtown Boise on weekends to visit Pierce Park along State Street. Today, the Collister-Pierce Park neighborhoods are still a peaceful refuge just a few minutes drive from the urban core.
People who live in the area love its best-of-both-worlds appeal and neighborhood businesses.
Pick up Sunday's Idaho Statesman for the latest in our history series on Boise's Building Blocks. Today, get a feel for the Collister spirit through these videos. And, read past installments of the series and about our 150 Boise icons at our page for the city's sesquicentennial.