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York County

York County is named for Prince Frederick, who was the Duke of York and Albany and the second son of King George III of Great Britain.

 

Courthouse – Newmarket

 

Location:  50 Eagle Street West / Yonge Street

Built:  1977 – 1981

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Boigon and Armstrong Architects of Richmond Hill

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story red coloured brick, concrete and glass structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds. The west front has a one story entrance lobby with glass walls. The building rises with several high sections and projecting sections. On the north side the bottom floor is exposed along the side of a slope. The roof line is flat.  The building houses the Superior Court of Justice and the Ontario Court of Justice

 

Old Couthouse – Newmarket

 

 

Location:  460 Botsford Street  /  Main Street

Built:  1882 – 1883

Style:  Italianate

Architect:  Mallory and Sons of Toronto

Contractor:  Walter Page

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story bluff coloured brick structure. The north front has a high bell tower of white coloured wood and steep roof. The roof is hipped. The building was constructed as the Town Hall and Market.

 

Note:  The building is modeled after the Grand Opera house in Toronto.

 

Other Branch Courthouses

 

Bradford  ( West Gwillimbury. )  /  Richmond Hill

 

N – Simcoe County

E – Durham County

S – Toronto Region

W – Peel County

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2014