Renovations complete on historic Missouri City gym

Teal Construction Company carried out the $4.6 million gym rehabilitation. (Courtesy Teal Construction Company)
Teal Construction Company carried out the $4.6 million gym rehabilitation. (Courtesy Teal Construction Company)

Teal Construction Company carried out the $4.6 million gym rehabilitation. (Courtesy Teal Construction Company)

Renovations to the historic Missouri City Landmark Gymnasium located at 200 Louisiana St., Missouri City, are complete, according to Teal Construction Company.

The gym was built in 1935 as a part of Missouri City High School when Missouri City and Sugar Land had separate school districts, according to previous Community Impact Newspaper reporting. After the two districts consolidated to create Fort Bend ISD, the building continued to be used as a school gym but was boarded up in 2009.


A group of Missouri City High School alumni advocated to save the gym from demolition and Fort Bend County Commissioners Court purchased the building in 2016 with the goal of renovating it.

Teal Construction Company carried out the $4.6 million rehabilitation project, which was funded in part through the county's 2015 facility bond.

Due to the coronavirus, the gym—which will serve as a community center—is not yet open to the public.
By Claire Shoop
Claire joined Community Impact Newspaper in September 2019 as the reporter for the Sugar Land/Missouri City edition. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in May 2019 where she studied journalism, government and Arabic. While in school, Claire was a fellow for The Texas Tribune, worked for the student newspaper, The Daily Texan, and spent a semester in Washington, D.C. She enjoys playing cards with her family and listening to the Boss, Bruce Springsteen.


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