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Cochrane is named for Matthew Henry Cochrane, who was a local rancher.


Location:  Cochrane is located in the southwest part of the Province.

Judicial District:  Calgary Judicial District


Provincial Courthouse – Cochrane


Location:  213 1st Street  / 2 Avenue West

Built:  1977 – 1978

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Zickefoose & Dagg of Calgary

Contractor:  Springer Construction (Alberta) Ltd.


Description:  The building faces north and is two story buff coloured brick, brown coloured wood and concrete structure. The centre section projects from the main building and rises above the flat roof line with brown coloured wood facing at the top. The court section is along the west side of the building with horizontal windows on the second story. Wide horizontal brown coloured wood bands run between the first and second stories and along the flat roof line.  On the east side is the Provincial Building with horizontal windows and horizontal wood facing.


Note:  The cost of construction was $1,354,770.


See:  The architect, Zickefoose & Dagg of Calgary also designed the courthouse at Didsbury.


See:  Within the Calgary Judicial District is the Court of Queens Bench at Calgary and Provincial Courthouses located at Airdrie, Canmore, Didsbury, Okotos and Turner Valley.











Photos taken 2015