After renovation, sunlight streams into Gaston Community Center again

By , Daily Memphian Updated: June 22, 2023 9:43 AM CT | Published: June 21, 2023 8:35 PM CT

The windows surrounding three sides of the city’s first and oldest community center were boarded up nearly 50 years ago. The $4 million renovation formally opened Wednesday, June 21, bringing natural light back to the gym, while adding other uses to the center.


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Bill Dries covers city and county government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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