Boise North End
Originally a remote residential neighborhood that began back in the 1890s, North End has blossomed into a beautiful and eclectic community. It gained popularity when the who’s who of Boise residents began building exquisite homes along Harrison Boulevard. North End quickly became one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in Boise, because each time someone built a house, they sought to outdo their neighbor. This created a huge variety in size and style of the architecture, and today North End is a stunning and historic neighborhood that is worth checking out, whether you’re searching for real estate, or just want to take a look around.
Just because North End is one of the oldest residential communities in Boise doesn’t mean it’s not an excellent neighborhood to buy real estate in. Homes along Harrison Boulevard are popular, not only for their classic charm, but also because of the median parking and streetlights that were added in 1916. They make the street elegant and beautiful, and the entire community is classic, timeless, and breathtaking.
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The Draw of History
While the historic nature of North End doesn’t need to be the only reason you want to buy real estate there, it does help. A huge boom in population back in 1970 spurred the creation of the North End Neighborhood Association. This group was formed to uphold the integrity of the North End, because many homes were being converted into apartments, and bits of history were being lost. Today, much of the community has been classified as a Boise Historic Preservation District, and many locations are listed on the National Historic Register. North End is a truly unique and wonderful neighborhood, full of history and beauty, and you would be hard pressed to find real estate with more character.
Living in the Present
North End isn’t all just history, though. The community is firmly seated and built upon a grand historical setting. Enough so, that the city of Boise has decided to preserve the community as a Boise Preservation District. But that doesn’t mean that North End is stuck in the past. Instead, it’s influenced by the past, and pays homage to the humble beginnings of Boise and the city.
Now, North End is prime real estate for people looking to live in a part of Boise’s past, while ushering in the future in a classy and fun way. Perhaps the best part about North End is how green it is. The streets are lined with trees, and it makes the drive beautiful. Visit, and leave your car behind and take to the sidewalks. Enjoy the beauty this community has to offer. It’s well known for its greenery. Trees, flowers, gardens and parks make North End a beautiful and relaxing place to live. North End will be your little slice of paradise.
Living the North End Way
Buying real estate in this historic community provides more than just a beautiful home in a pristine neighborhood. You are buying a lifestyle that’s full of fun, relaxation, nature, and beauty. Living here, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to hit the streets and explore. Check out the parks, shops, and more.
At the heart of North End is Hyde Park. The park is on the National Historic Register, and rightfully so. It’s full of beautiful and one of a kind architecture, and area that’s been said to rival the Niles District in Oakland. But Hyde Park is more than just a place, like North End is more than just real estate. The park serves as a hub for a variety of activities. The big theme is outdoor lifestyle. It’s a gateway to the Boise Foothills, and it’s the biking capital of Treasure Valley. Mountain and touring biking anyway.
Hyde Park also serves as the historic center of North End. As such, it’s a prime gathering place where there’s always something going on. There’s music and food, and you’ll always have a good time here. Some of the best restaurants that Boise has to offer are right in Hyde Park, and the various activities and stores make this a must see whether you live here or not. Although, Hyde Park is a very good reason to buy real estate in North End.
Beautiful parks, easy outdoor access, social gatherings, good food, and historical districts aren’t all that’s available here, though. North End is also home to something more, albeit a little less tangible. Living here is a lifestyle all its own, and it draws like-minded people from all over. So what makes a North Ender?
Basically, it boils down to people that love the outdoors and living in a part of history. There’s more to that, because a community, especially one like North End, is a dynamic organism. The people are the ones that truly make up a community, and the people in North End are friendly. They love nature and being outside, in all of the seasons. They tend to have a philanthropic attitude, and enjoy helping out their neighbors. They value good food and good company, and are typically seen as independent and they hold to their values.
North End is full of culture and history, and its apparent with the people that live there, as well as the attractions available. This is a safe and comfortable community, and the people will make you feel right at home. You aren’t just buying a home here, you’re buying a lifestyle and a community that will make you feel like you’ve always belonged.
Time to Move
There’s only one North End. You won’t find a community like this anywhere else in Boise, let alone the rest of the country. From its humble beginnings as homes springing up along Harrison Boulevard, to a booming population, to the beautiful community that it is now, North End is the perfect place to buy real estate. Enjoy the outdoor and social lifestyle with other like-minded Idahoans, and make this unique neighborhood your home. You’ll have to celebrate at Hyde Park, and take in the historic retail district with some good fun and great company. You won’t be disappointed.
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Listing information last updated on December 8th, 2023 at 10:07pm MST.