Vancouver is named for Captain George Vancouver, who was a British Royal naval officer and who explored the and charted the coast of British Columbia.
Location: Vancouver is located in the southwest part of the Province at the mouth of the Fraser River.
Judicial District: Vancouver Westminster Judicial District
Provincial Criminal Court Courthouse – Vancouver
Location: 222 Main Street / East Cordova Street
Built: 1971 – 1974
Architect: Harrison Plavsic & Kiss
Contractor: Grimwood Construction Company Ltd.
Description: The building faces west and is a four story rectangular concrete structure. The building is located on the east side of the centre of Vancouver. The façade is concrete piers and walls reflecting the cut stone with classical columns of the old courthouse at Robinson Square. The front has a recessed glass entrance rising three stories with projecting red coloured brick section. The fourth story has horizontal windows. The building houses the Provincial Criminal Court.
See: Located in Vancouver are the Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court.
Provincial Court Courthouse – Vancouver
Photos taken 2017