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Saint Maurice

Saint Maurice Judicial District is named for the Saint Maurice River.

 

District:  Saint Maurice Judicial District

District Seat: 

Shawinigan

 

Palais de Justice – Shawinigan

 

Location:  212 6 Avenue de la Pointe / Avenue des Ceders

Built:  1982 – 1983

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story red coloured brick, concrete and glass structure.  The building is located on landscaped grounds in the city center. The south front has a recessed entrance with glass panels above on the second story. The walls of the building have glass panel walls. The roof line is flat. 

 

Old Palais de Justice – Shawinigan

 

 

Location:  795 Avenue de la Pointe / Rue de la Station

Built:  1913 – 1914

Style:  Post Office / Classical

Architect:  Asselin and Auger of Trois Rivieres

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story buff coloured brick and concrete structure. The rectangular shaped building is located on landscaped grounds in the city centre. The west front has a projecting centre section with entrance on the first story and iron grill on the second story. The roof line is flat. The building served as the post office and in 1961 the building was converted for use as the second palais de justice. During conversion the architect was Claude Bolduc and contractor was Albert Gelinas Inc.

 

Note:  The first palais de justice was located in the Hotel de Ville in 1922.

 

Other Historic Palais de Justice

 

La Tuque

 

Courthouses: 

N – Roberval District and Quebec District 

E – Trois Rivieres District

S – Trois Rivieres District and Joliette District

W – Labelle District

 

 

 

Palais de Justice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Old Palais de Justice

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2016 and 2018