Rossland

Canada Courthouses / British Columbia / Rossland
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Rossland is named for Ross Thompson, who was a miner who staked a claim in 1890.

 

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

Judicial District:  Kootenay Judicial District

 

Courthouse – Rossland

 

Location:  2288 Columbia Avenue / Monte Christo Street

Built:  1898 – 1901

Style:  Classical Revival / Romanesque

Architect:  John James Bastion Honeyman of Glasgow, Scotland

Contractor:  James Lawn and the Public Works Department

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story buff coloured brick and concrete structure. The building faces south and was completed in 1901. The building sits on the side of a hill with landscaped grounds. Constructed of buff coloured brick over a stone basement, the building’s distinctive design incorporates projecting tower sections on all four corners, three of which are crowned by steep tile-clad pyramidal roofs. The south front has a central arched entrance with large arched window on the second story. There are timber beam ceilings and stained glass windows. 

 

Note:  The cost of construction of the courthouse was $38,500. W MacKenzie and J Hagan were the masons during construction.

 

Kootenay Judicial District Courthouses: 

 

CastlegarCranbrookCrestonFernieGoldenGreenwoodGrand ForksKaslo, Nakusp and Nelson 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2016