A Midcentury Modern building in the heart of downtown Jackson near the State Capitol, the Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel was once the home away from home for Mississippi legislators as well as a gathering place for civil rights activists—most notably the multi-racial, women-led initiative “Wednesdays in Mississippi.”
The State of Mississippi purchased the vacant, deteriorating Sun-n-Sand in 2019 and now plans to demolish it for a parking lot. But preservationists are advocating for reuse, emphasizing the economic benefits of rehabilitation.
Send a letter calling on Mississippi elected officials to repurpose rather than demolish the Sun-n-Sand Motor Hotel.
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