Gatineau

Canada Courthouses / Quebec / Gatineau
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Gatineau Judicial District is named for Nicholas Gatineau dit Duplesses, who was a Trois Rivieres notary and who hunted and trapped in the Gatineau Valley.

 

District:  Gatineau Judicial District

District Seat: 

Gatineau

 

Old Aylmer Palais de Justice – Gatineau

 

Location:  120 Rue Principale / Rue Park

Built:  1869 – 1870

Style:  Neo- Classical

Architect:  Pierre Gauvreau of the Quebec Department of Public Works

Contractor:  Thomas C Pidgeon and Daniel Cassidy

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story grey coloured stone and wood  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the city centre. The north front has a projecting centre section with entrance on the first story and long vertical windows on the second story and rising to a pediment at the roof line. The building served as the City Hall in 1897, a fire station and the municipal library, and is now home to the Centre Culturel du Vieux-Aylmer

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1843 and was destroyed by fire in 1845. The second courthouse was designed by F P Rubidge of the Department of Public Works. The building served until 1869 when the present courthouse was constructed at a cost of $9,000.

 

Palais de Justice  - Gatineau

 

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Location:  17 Rue Laurier / Reue de l’Hotel de Ville

Built:  1975 – 1978

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is an eight story concrete and glass structure. 

 

Note:  The cost of construction was $25,000,000.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Labelle District

E – Terrebonne District

S – Ontario

W – Pontiac District

 

 

 

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Old Alymer Palais de Justice

 

 

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Palaiis de Justice

 

 

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Photos taken 2014 and 2016