Prince Albert

Canada Courthouses / Saskatchewan / Prince Albert
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Prince Albert is named for Prince Albert, who was the consort of Queen Victoria.

 

Location:  Prince is located in the central north part of the Province along the North Saskatchewan River.

Judicial District:  Prince Albert Judicial District

 

Courthouse – Prince Albert

 

Location:  1800 Central Avenue / 18th Street

Built:  1927 – 1928

Style:  Beaux Arts

Architect:  Maurice William Sharon of Regina

Contractor:  Smith Brothers ( Duncan D Smith and Donald D Smith ) and John Wilson

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story buff brick, concrete and stone structure. The building sits at the top of a hill overlooking the downtown and has spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Prince Albert. The north front has a central entrance on the first story which has a small portico with large arched window on the second story. The east and west corner section project slightly. The east side has a projecting wing. The hipped roof has three dormers. On the centre of the roof is a small white coloured cupola with clock. A horizontal belt runs below the first story. The large courtroom is located on the north side of the second story. The building was renovated in 2013. The architect was Moore Architects and the contractor was RNF Ventures.

 

Note:  The first courthouse was built in 1886 to 1887. The second courthouse was constructed as the Public Building in 1905 to 1906 at Church Street and 3rd Street. In 1914, the court moved to the Harper Building. The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $138,212. The cost of the 2013 renovation was $900,000.

 

See:  In Prince Albert is the Provincial Court Courthouse located to the north,

 

 

 

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Courthouse – Prince Albert

 

 

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Photos taken 2013 and 2019