Kamouraska

Canada Courthouses / Quebec / Kamouraska
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Kamouraska Judicial District is named for the Algonquin word meaning “where rushes grow at the water edge”.

 

District:  Kamouraska Judicial District

District Seat: 

Riviere du Loup

 

Palais de Justice – Riviere du Loup

 

Location:  33 Rue de la Cour / Rue Deslauriers

Built:  1882 – 1883

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  Pierre Gauvreau of the Quebec Department of Public Works

Contractor:  Francois Lachance

 

Description:  The building faces northwest and is a four story red colored brick and stone structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the city centre. The northwest front has a central tower with entrance on the first story and rising to a mansard roof. The fourth story has a mansard roof. An annex was constructed in 1901 and in 1909 both designed by William Lachance of the Quebec Department of Public Works and the contractor was Elzear Charet & Sons. Another annex was constructed in 1932. The architect was Sylva Frappier. Another annex was constructed in 1957. The architect was Leopold Fontaine.

 

Other Historic Palais de Justice

 

Kamouraska   /   L’Isle Verte   

 

Courthouses: 

N – Rimouski District

E – New Brunswick and Maine

S – Montmagny District 

W – Charlevoix District

 

 

 

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Palais de Justice

 

 

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Photos taken 2016 and 2018