Prince George

Canada Courthouses / British Columbia / Prince George

Prince George is named for Fort George and Prince George, Duke of Kent, who was the fourth son of reigning King George V.


Location:  Prince George is located in the north central part of the Province.

Judicial District:  Cariboo Judicial District


Courthouse – Prince George


Location:  250 George Street / 2 Avenue

Built:  1994 – 1997

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Howard/Yano Partners Architects

Contractor:  Kraft Construction Company.


Description:  The building faces southwest and is a five story concrete and glass structure. The building is located in the centre of Prince George. The southwest front has a two story semi-circular colonnade with recessed entrance and glass walls. The west and south sections are two stories with the northeast section of the building rising to five stories with a large black colored dome at the top. The roof line is flat. A plaza named as the J O Wilson Square runs along the south side. The building is named as  Prince George Law Courts and houses the Supreme Court and the Provincial Court.. 


Note:  Marteck Electrical Systems Ltd was the electrical contractor.