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Boise Project, Boise Project Office, 214 Broadway, Boise, Ada County, ID



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Item Title


Location
214 Broadway, Boise, ID

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1968.

Notes
Survey number HAER ID-17-C
Building/structure dates: 1912 initial construction
Significance: The Boise Project Office is significant as an early Reclamation Service (predecessor agency to the Bureau of Reclamation) office building associated with the beginnings of the Boise Irrigation Project. The building is particularly significant because it is well maintained and has sustained relatively few alterations. It is an exceptionally intact example of an early 20th century office building representing the design, materials, and workmanship of the period.

Subjects
Office Buildings
Brick Buildings


Collection
Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. DISTANT VIEW OF NORTH SIDE. VIEW TO SOUTH.
2. VIEW OF WEST SIDE FROM BROADWAY. VIEW TO EAST.
3. VIEW FROM BROADWAY TO SOUTHEAST.
4. NORTH SIDE AND WEST END. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
5. VIEW OF FRONT (WEST AND SOUTH SIDES) TO NORTHEAST. VIEW TO NORTHEAST. NOTE THAT LARGE TREES PREVENT MORE COMPLETE VIEW FROM BETTER ANGLE. FOR MORE COMPLETE VIEW, SEE PHOTOGRAPHIC COPY OF 1916 PHOTO, NO. ID-17-C-35.
6. SOUTH END AND EAST SIDE. VIEW TO NORTHWEST.
7. PARTIAL VIEW OF EAST SIDE. VIEW TO WEST.
8. FRONT PORCH AND SOUTH SIDE OF BUILDING. VIEW TO EAST.
9. DETAIL OF INTERIOR OF FRONT PORCH SHOWING FRONT ENTRY (LEFT) AND BLANK WALL (CENTER) CORRESPONDING TO LOCATION OF INTERIOR VAULTS. VIEW TO SOUTHEAST.
10. DETAIL OF FRONT PORCH SHOWING FRONT ENTRY (LEFT) AND CAST BUREAU OF RECLAMATION PLAQUE (ABOVE RIGHT). VIEW TO EAST.
11. DETAIL OF FRONT ENTRY. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
12. DETAIL OF INTERIOR OF PORCH SHOWING SECONDARY FRONT ENTRY TO PASSAGEWAY LEADING TO TELLER'S WINDOWS. VIEW TO WEST.
13. DETAIL OF FIRST FLOOR WINDOWS ON SOUTH SIDE JUST WEST OF FRONT PORCH. VIEW TO NORTH.
14. FIRST FLOOR HALL FROM FRONT ENTRY. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
15. FRONT ENTRY (LEFT) AND INFORMATION BOOTH (CENTER) FROM FIRST FLOOR HALL. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
16. STAIRS (LEFT), SOUTH CORRIDOR (CENTER), AND FIRST FLOOR VAULT (RIGHT) FROM FIRST FLOOR HALL. VIEW TO SOUTH.
17. BOARD ROOM AT WEST END OF FIRST FLOOR. VIEW TO NORTH.
18. SECRETARIES' OFFICE ALONG NORTH SIDE OF FIRST FLOOR. VIEW TO WEST.
19. SECRETARIES' OFFICE ALONG NORTH SIDE OF FIRST FLOOR. VIEW TO EAST.
20. DETAIL OF OFFICE FURNITURE IN NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECRETARIES' OFFICE ALONG NORTH SIDE OF FIRST FLOOR. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
21. DETAIL OF AREA WHERE FIRST FLOOR PASSAGEWAY USED TO BE SHOWING VERTICAL WOOD MOLDING COVERING JOINT WHERE PARTITION USED TO BE (LEFT), TELLER'S WINDOW LINKING PASSAGEWAY WITH INFORMATION BOOTH (CENTER), AND TYPICAL FURNITURE. VIEW TO EAST.
22. WOMEN'S BATHROOM WITH TOILET STALLS ON RIGHT. VIEW TO WEST.
23. MEN'S BATHROOM SHOWING TOILET STALLS. VIEW TO SOUTHEAST.
24. MEN'S BATHROOM SHOWING ORIGINAL SINKS AND URINAL. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
25. DETAIL OF SINKS AND URINAL IN MEN'S BATHROOM. VIEW TO SOUTH.
26. STAIRS BETWEEN FIRST AND SECOND FLOORS. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
27. CORRIDOR TO SOUTH FROM SECOND FLOOR HALL SHOWING VAULT. VIEW TO SOUTH.
28. CORRIDOR TO WEST FROM SECOND FLOOR HALL. VIEW TO WEST.
29. DETAIL OF FURNITURE IN SECOND FLOOR OFFICE ALONG NORTH SIDE. NOTE CORRIDOR TRANSOMS. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
30. DETAIL OF FURNITURE IN SECOND FLOOR OFFICE AT SOUTH END. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
31. DETAIL OF SECOND FLOOR FIRE ALARM LOCATED IN OFFICE AT SOUTH END. VIEW TO NORTHEAST.
32. BASEMENT CORRIDOR TO SOUTH FROM BASE OF STAIRS SHOWING VAULT (RIGHT). VIEW TO SOUTH.
33. BASEMENT MEETING ROOM. VIEW TO SOUTHWEST.
34. BOILER ROOM SHOWING NEW BOILER. VIEW TO NORTH.
35. Photographic copy of historic photo, c1915 (original print in Still Photo Branch of the National Archives, RG-155-JC, Washington, DC; photographer unknown). FRONT VIEW OF BOISE PROJECT OFFICE SHOWING UNITED STATES RECLAMATION SERVICE BOISE PROJECT CLERICAL AND ENGINEERING STAFF.
36. Photographic copy of historic photo, c1915 (original print in Still Photo Branch of the National Archives, RG-155-JC, Washington, DC; photographer unknown). VIEW OF NORTH SIDE OF BOISE PROJECT OFFICE.
37. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, dated June 1911 (from paper-copy of aperture-card negative at Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, ID). BASEMENT PLAN.
38. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, dated June 1911 (from paper-copy of aperture-card negative at Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, ID). FIRST FLOOR PLAN.
39. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, dated June 1911 (from paper-copy of aperture-card negative at Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, ID). SECOND FLOOR PLAN.
40. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, dated June 1911 (from paper-copy of aperture-card negative at Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, ID). ROOF PLAN.
41. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, dated June 1911 (from paper-copy of aperture-card negative at Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, ID). CROSS SECTIONS.
42. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, dated June 1911 (from paper-copy of aperture-card negative at Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, ID). EAST ELEVATION (EAST SIDE) AND SOUTH ELEVATION (SOUTH SIDE).
43. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, dated June 1911 (from paper-copy of aperture-card negative at Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, ID). NORTH ELEVATION (NORTH SIDE) AND WEST ELEVATION (WEST SIDE).
44. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, dated August 1911 (from paper-copy of aperture-card negative at Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, ID). PLANS AND SECTIONS OF VAULTS.
45. Photographic copy of original construction drawing, dated 16 February 1916 (from paper-copy of aperture-card negative at Bureau of Reclamation, Pacific Northwest Regional Office, Boise, ID). LOT SURVEY.


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