Did you know? Besides Tin Pan Alley, Boise had a Lovers Lane, officially noted on city maps between 1864 and 1921. Property owners petitioned the city to change the name to Pioneer Street, which still exists in the River Street neighborhood. According to the city’s Arts and History Department, the lane was named for a doctor who nursed a neighborhood woman with typhoid fever back to health. The two fell in love and were married.
Did you know? Besides Tin Pan Alley, Boise had a Lovers Lane, officially noted on city maps between 1864 and 1921. Property owners petitioned the city to change the name to Pioneer Street, which still exists in the River Street neighborhood. According to the city’s Arts and History Department, the lane was named for a doctor who nursed a neighborhood woman with typhoid fever back to health. The two fell in love and were married. awebb@idahostatesman.com
Did you know? Besides Tin Pan Alley, Boise had a Lovers Lane, officially noted on city maps between 1864 and 1921. Property owners petitioned the city to change the name to Pioneer Street, which still exists in the River Street neighborhood. According to the city’s Arts and History Department, the lane was named for a doctor who nursed a neighborhood woman with typhoid fever back to health. The two fell in love and were married. awebb@idahostatesman.com

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