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19 January 2010

1835 – Courthouse, Tullamore, Co. Offaly

Architect: John B. Keane Burnt out in 1922, the Courthouse was rebuilt and also re-modelled in 1925 with the addition of external windows, and the removal of the statue of Justice over the...

19 January 2010

1916 – Palace of Justice, Nuremberg, Bavaria

A large complex of buildings outside the Aldstadt (Old City) built as a Palace of Justice between 1909 and 1916. From November 20, 1945, until October 1, 1946, the International Military Tribunal convened...

06 January 2010

1819 – Courthouse, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Architect: Edward Parke Designed by Edward Park and supposedly based on the portico design and dimensions of the Temple of Theseus in Athens, Dundalk Courthouse is a fabulous classical revival building. Its main...

06 January 2010

1935 – Courthouse, Carlingford, Co. Louth

Unusual little courthouse with Art Deco pretensions, particularly in the gateways and railings.

30 December 2009

1878 – Courthouse, Sligo, Co. Sligo

Architect: Rawson Carroll Most large Irish towns have a fine classical courthouse (Carlow, Monaghan, Dundalk), but Sligo’s is a fine Gothic Revival ediface. The design is dominated by the octagonal tower which has...

17 December 2009

1884 – Beautiful Plains County Court Building, Neepawa, Manitoba

Architect: C. Osborn Wickenden During the Manitoba land boom of the late l870s and early l880s settlers from Ontario were attracted to the Beautiful Plains area. The Town of Neepawa was incorporated in...

16 December 2009

1887 – Ministry of Finance, Quebec City, Quebec

Architect: Eugène-Etienne Tache Originally built as a courthouse, and was restored again from 1983 to 1987. Since then it has been Québec’s Ministry of Justice. The architect of the exterior was Eugène-Etienne Tache,...

16 December 2009

1973 – Provincial Law Courts, Vancouver, British Columbia

Architect: Arthur Erickson The seven-storey Law Courts building is organized into four major components: public space, courtrooms, judges’ chambers and administrative and support facilities. Major public spaces include the main floor Great Hall...

14 December 2009

1971 – Palais de Justice, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: David & Boulva The Palais de justice de Montréal, located in the Old Montreal historic district, is a stronglymodernist structure. The black metal and granite building is adjacent to the Champ de...