Revelstoke is named for Lord Revelstoke, who was head of Baring Brother & Company, the United Kingdom investment bank that partnered with Glyn, MIlls & Company to save the Canadian Pacific Railway from bankruptcy in 1885.
Location: Revelstoke is located in the southeastern part of the Province.
Judicial District: Yale Judicial District
Courthouse – Revelstoke
Location: 1123 Second Street West / Kootenay Street
Built: 1911 – 1913
Style: Neo-Classical / Beaux Arts
Architect: Thomas Hooper
Contractor: Foute & Pradolini of Revelstoke
Description: The building faces west and is a four story red coloured brick and stone structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the centre of Revelstoke. The west front has a large portico with entrance on the first story and four columns rising from the second story to the top of the third story and with pediment above. The fourth story is recessed. On the roof is a large white colored dome with green coloured roof. The building houses the Supreme Court and the Provincial Court. The building was renovated in 1973 to 1977.
Note: The previous courthouse was designed by A E Hudgms and built by Thomas Hillaer in 1897. The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $118,520.
Yale Judicial District Courthouses:
Picture 1897 Courthouse
Photos taken 2004 and 2016