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Gimli

Gimli is named for the Icelandic legend that all good and brave men, after death, go to Gimli Hnausa, meaning “uneven land”.

 

Location:  Gimli is located in the south part of the Province along the western shore of Lake Winnipeg..

Judicial District:  Eastern Judicial District

 

Courthouse – Gimli

 

Location:  95 First Avenue  / Center Street

 

Built:  1998 – 2000

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a five story glass and concrete structure.

 

Old Courthouse – Gimli

 

 

Location:  62 Second Avenue  / Goldfields Drive

 

Built:  1914 – 1915

Style:  School House

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story buff coloured brick, limestone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city and is rectangular in shape with a central west wing. The centre section on the east front projects slightly and rises to a peak above the roof line. The roof is hipped. The building was constructed as a public school and was converted to a City Hall and as a Municipal Building of the Rural Municipality of Gimli. The courtroom / council chamber is located on the north side of the first story.

 

See:  Eastern Judicial District has courthouses in  EmersonSt. BonifaceSelkirkSteinbach and Winnipeg.

 

 

 

Gimli Courthouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Courthouse

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2019