Cochrane District

Canada Courthouses / Ontario / Cochrane District
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Cochrane District is named for Frank Cochrane, who was a former mayor of Sudbury and a minister of Lands & Forests and federal minister of Railways and Canals.

 

Created:  1921

District Seat: 

Cochrane   1921 – present

 

Courthouse – Cochrane

 

Location:  149 4th Avenue / 4th Street

Built:  1923 – 1924

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Frank Riley Heakes of Toronto

Contractor:  A R Holmes Limited of Toronto

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red coloured brick and concrete structure. The east front has a projecting centre section with central recessed entrance on the first story. A projecting eave runs below the flat roof line.

 

See:  The architect, Frank Riley Heakes of Toronto,  was chief architect for the Ontario Department of Public Works and he designed courthouses in Algoma District, Kenora District,  Muskoka District Municipality, Rainy River DistrictSudbury DistrictThunder Bay District and Timiskaming District.

 

Other Branch Courthouses

 

Hearst  /  Iroquois Falls  /  Kapuskasing  /  Smooth Rock Falls  /  Timmins

 

Courthouses: 

N – Kenora District and Hudson Bay

E – Hudson Bay and Quebec

S – Timiskaming District, Sudbury District, Algoma District and Thunder Bay District

W – Thunder Bay District and Kenora District

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2016