Construction to begin this month on Cypress Creek Cultural District community center in Spring

Construction on the George H.W. Bush Community Center in Spring is expected to begin this month. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)
Construction on the George H.W. Bush Community Center in Spring is expected to begin this month. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)

Construction on the George H.W. Bush Community Center in Spring is expected to begin this month. (Emily Lincke/Community Impact Newspaper)

Construction on the George H. W. Bush Community Center, located in Spring’s Cypress Creek Cultural District, will begin this month, according to a Nov. 9 Harris County Precinct 4 press release. The project was stalled for about two years due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held at 8 a.m. Nov. 11 at 6827 Cypresswood Drive in Spring to celebrate the start of construction on the community center, which is located at 6823 Cypresswood Drive. Construction will take about one year to complete, according to a press release, and the center is expected to open between November 2022 and January 2023.

Once construction is completed, the 24,500-square-foot space will be open to the precinct’s residents and will include space for local and civic groups to meet. Some of the planned features of the facility are a grand hall that can seat 700 and a kitchen with appliances.

The project was developed by Precinct 4 leaders, but after the commissioners court voted to redistrict the county in October, the Cypress Cultural District will be zoned to Precinct 3 after March 2022.

"I'm excited to see this project move forward," Precinct 4 Commissioner Jack Cagle said in a Nov. 9 press release. "My team and I carefully designed this community center to provide top-notch service to residents. I applaud Commissioner Ramsey for stepping up to finish it."



The facility was slated to open in 2021, as previously reported by Community Impact Newspaper, but construction has stalled since November 2019 due to supply shortages caused by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

“I’m looking forward to the completion of the building and all the memories that will be made within it,” Precinct 3 Commissioner Tom Ramsey said.


Before Precinct 4 purchased the property in 2018, the buildings served as a gym and annex space for the Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center. While the Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center continues to operate today, the former gym and annex facilities have since been closed after flooding during Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

By Emily Lincke

Reporter, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Emily joined Community Impact Newspaper in August 2021 after working for a small town newspaper in El Campo, TX for two years. Before that, she interned and freelanced for the Houston Chronicle and worked as a freelance photographer and writer in the Houston area. A controversial fact about Emily is that she prefers sugar cookies over chocolate chip cookies. She graduated with a print journalism degree from the University of Houston in 2018.



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