National pharmacy chain CVS continues its push into the Treasure Valley with new stores in unexpected places.
The first is at Fairview and Cole, with part of a shopping center and former Zions Bank being torn down. Next came a proposal for a location at Capitol & University on the site of a retail center this is barely a decade old.
Now, developers have notified the West Downtown neighborhood association of plans to build a location at 17th and State - a stone's throw from a Rite Aid location and Albertsons pharmacy.
As outlined to the neighborhood group, the State St. CVS would be built at 1625 W. State St. - the current location of a State Farm Insurance agency. According to the letter, "Multiple buildings and associated drive and parking areas at the southeast corner of 17th & State Street will be demolished to allow for construction of this project if approved by the City of Boise."
The new CVS would be 13,111 square feet and include a drive-through - about the size of the other two planned Boise stores.
The neighborhood meeting will be held this Thursday at 6 p.m. at the Mariott TownePlace Suites on Capitol Blvd.