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Supreme Court of Canada

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Identification

Supreme Court of Canada
212152

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]

Usages

court house

Facts

  • A statue of former Prime Minister Louis S. St-Laurent, erected in 1976, stands on the lawn in front of the building. It is the work of Vancouver sculptor Erek Imredy.
  • There are two flagstaffs at the front of the building. The one to the west is hoisted daily. The other flag flies only when the Court is sitting.
  • Two tall statues, made by Toronto artist Walter S. Allward, stand on the steps of the building, "Truth" on the west and "Justice" to the east.
  • At the entrance to the building, two bronze doors give access to an impressive grand entrance hall measuring 32 by 17 metres and 12 metres in height. The walls are Rubané marble and the floor Verdello and Montanello marble.

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Location

301 Wellington Street
301 Wellington Street
K1A
Centre Town
Ottawa
Ottawa
Ontario
Canada

Technical Data

1939
1940

Involved Companies

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • City landmark
  • National landmark
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