Monday, July 30, 2012

Nanaimo Court House History

Nanaimo Court House 
31 - 35 Front Street

According to the Nanaimo Heritage Register information the Nanaimo Court House was built from 1895 to 1896 and is a superior example of Richardson Romanesque architeture which was preferred for major public buildings ot this period.

Francis Mawson Rattenbury was British Columbia's premier institutional architect of the late 19th and early 20th centuries also designing the Nelson Court House, the provincial Parliament Buildings and numerous other institutional and residential buildings.

For more information about this historical Nanaimo landmark visit the city of Nanaimo Heritage Register by clicking HERE.


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