Emerson is named for Ralph Waldo Emerson, who was an American writer.
Location: Emerson is located along the Red River in the southeastern part of the Provincer.
Judicial District: Eastern Judicial District
Courthouse – Emerson
Location: 104 Church Street / Winnipeg Street
Built: 1917 – 1918
Style: Neo-Classical Revival
Architect: John D Atchison of Winnipeg
Contractor: Gray & Davidson of Emerson
Description: The building faces north and is a two story red coloured brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The north front has a high portico with four white coloured columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. The entrance is arched and framed with wood. The east and west sides have a centre section with brick pilasters dividing the windows and with wide pediment at the roof line. The roof line is flat. The building now houses the city offices and the Provincial Court
Note: The cost of construction of the courthouse was $38,000.
Emerson Courthouse / City Hall
Photos taken 2010