Emerson

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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.

 

See:  Eastern Judicial District has courthouses in BeausejourSt. BonifaceSelkirkSteinbach and Winnipeg.

 

 

 

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Emerson Courthouse / City Hall

 

 

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Photos taken 2010