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. 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.

 

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 3 rd Street. In 1914, the court moved to the Harper Building. The cost of construction of the present courthouse was $138,212.

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013