Cochrane is named for Matthew Henry Cochrane, who was a local rancher.
Location: Cochrane is located in the southwest part of the Province.
Judicial District: Calgary Judicial District
Provincial Courthouse – Cochrane
Location: 213 1st Street / 2 Avenue West
Built: 1977 – 1978
Architect: Zickefoose & Dagg of Calgary
Contractor: Springer Construction (Alberta) Ltd.
Description: The building faces north and is two story buff coloured brick, brown coloured wood and concrete structure. The centre section projects from the main building and rises above the flat roof line with brown coloured wood facing at the top. The court section is along the west side of the building with horizontal windows on the second story. Wide horizontal brown coloured wood bands run between the first and second stories and along the flat roof line. On the east side is the Provincial Building with horizontal windows and horizontal wood facing.
Note: The cost of construction was $1,354,770.
See: The architect, Zickefoose & Dagg of Calgary also designed the courthouse at Didsbury.
Photos taken 2015