Charlevoix

Canada Courthouses / Quebec / Charlevoix
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Charlevoix Judicial District is named for Pierre Francois Xavier de Charlevoix, who was a French Jesuit explorer and historian.

 

District:  Charlevoix Judicial District

District Seat: 

La Malbaie

 

Palais de Justice – La Malbaie

 

Location:  30 Chemin de la Vallee / Rue du Souvenir

Built:  1858 – 1863

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  Frederick Preston Rubidge of the Department of Public Works

Contractor:   Henry Benson Sinclair and Joseph Skelsey ( 1859 to 1860 ) and Simon Xavier Cimon ( 1860 to 1861 )

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story grey coloured stone structure. The building is located on spacious grounds at the top of a hill. The southwest front has a projecting centre section with central entrance and pediment at the roof line. The complex includes the prison.  An annex on the northeast side was designed by C A Lemay and constructed in 1930 to 1931. Another annex was designed by Blaise Marchand of the Quebec Department of Public Works in 1960 to 1961.

 

Note:  The architect, Frederick Preston Rubidge, designed other palais de justice located in Bedford Judicial District and Beauce Judicial District

 

Other Historic Palais de Justice

 

Baie Saint Paul

 

Courthouses: 

N – Saguenay District

E – Kamouraska District and Montmagny District

S – Quebec District 

W – Quebec District and Saguenay District

 

 

 

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Palais de Justice

 

 

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Photos taken 2016