Greenwood

Canada Courthouses / British Columbia / Greenwood
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Greenwood is named for the surrounding forests.

 

Location:  Greenwood is located in the south central part of the Province.

Judicial District:  Yale Judicial District

 

Old Courthouse – Greenwood

 

Location:  202 South Government Street / Deadwood Street

Built:  1902 – 1903

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  George Dillon Curtis of Nelson

Contractor:  Smith Brothers

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a two story red coloured brick and concrete structure.

 

Note: The building originally housed the gold commissioner’s office, the chief constable and the mining recorder, as well as the functions of the county and supreme courts. There are three jail cells in the basement, one of which was part of the original design. The City of Greenwood bought it to use as its city hall in 1953.

 

Kootenay Judicial District Courthouses: 

 

CastlegarCranbrookCrestonFernieGoldenGrand ForksKaslo, Nakusp, Nelson and Rossland

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2016