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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