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Coroner's Court

Photo Credit: Brian Kipp

Address

238 - 240 E Cordova St, Vancouver BC

Neighbourhood

Strathcona

Type

Institutional

Protection

D

Significance

A

Description

The former Coroner’s Court was designed by City Architect A.J. Bird and built in 1932. This Georgian Revival style building features prominent banding courses and trim in artificial stone and notable windows over the entries. The building’s siting – close to the street and contiguous with Firehall No. 1 – is more typical of the urban Georgian architecture in Eastern Canada.

Until 1981, the building was in use as a coroner’s court. Since 1986, this building has housed the Vancouver Police Museum.

Source

Heritage Inventory Summary Report Phase II 1986