Cole Architects is pleased to announce that we are receiving awards for 2018 Idaho Grow Smart for 523 W. Main Street along with both Fire Station 4 and Fire Station 8. This year’s program will be held on November 5th at Boise Centre East and will highlight the importance of urban renewal tools in advancing smart growth projects in Idaho with a focus on Boise Central Urban Renewal District. Smart Growth strategies help growing communities bring positive social, environmental and economic benefits to local residents, visitors and businesses. 523 Main is being recognized for preserving the city of Caldwell’s history with renovation and adaptive reuse of two vacant buildings and is a catalyst for new vibrancy, implementing Caldwell’s downtown vision and plan. Both Fire Station 4 and 8 are being recognized for their high-performance sustainability strategies, pedestrian-friendly design and public art.