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Wainwright is named for General William Wainwright, who was the second vice-president of the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.


Location:  Wainwright is located in the east central part of the Province.

Judicial District:  St. Paul Judicial District


Provincial Court Courthouse – Wainwright


Location:  738 2nd Avenue  / 8 Street

Built:  1978 – 1979

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Gordon, Mangold, McFadden of Edmonton

Contractor:  Unknown


Description:  The building faces south and is a one story red coloured brick, glass and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds. The roof extends from the building. The entrance is located at the southeast corner. The windows are large and the roof line is flat except for the hipped roof on the northwest section.


Note:  The cost of construction was $337,847.


See:  The architect, Gordon, Mangold, McFadden of Edmonton also designed the courthouses at Breton and Taber.


See:  Within the St. Paul Judicial District is the Court of Queens Bench at St. Paul and Provincial Courthouses located at BonnyvilleCold LakeLac La Biche, Lloydminster and Vermilion.




Provincial Court Courthouse – Wainwright













Photos taken 2015