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Okotoks

Okotoks is named for the Blackfoot First Nation word “ohkotok” meaning “rock”.

 

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

Judicial District:  Calgary Judicial District

 

Provincial Courthouse – Okotoks

 

Location:  98 McRae Street / Alberta Avenue

Built:  1979 – 1980

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Swinton Architects Ltd.  of Calgary

Contractor:  Bird Construction Company Limited.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a one story buff coloured brick and concrete structure. The south front has a central entrance. The east side on the front is recessed. The roof line is flat.

 

See:  The architect, Swinton Architects Ltd. of Calgary also designed the courthouses at Airdrie and Canmore.

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2015