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Hotel 24 South

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Stonewall Jackson Hotel
1923–1924, H. L. Stevens and Company; 2005 renovation. 24 S. Market St.
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (HABS; Photograph by Renee Bieretz)
  • (HABS; Photograph by Renee Bieretz)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

The city's largest hotel was built by a firm with offices in New York City and Chicago that designed and constructed hotels and apartment buildings in Midwest and East Coast cities. Located on the hill away from the railroad tracks, the five-story Colonial Revival red brick hotel was designed as a luxury establishment. The grand lobby retains its marble floors and original light fixtures, and the former ballroom now serves as a restaurant. For many years, an enormous neon-lit sign on the hotel's roof advertised its presence and was visible for miles; this was removed in September 2020 when the hotel was renamed.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee
Updated By: 
Gabrielle Esperdy



  • 1923

    original construction
  • 2005

    building restoration
  • 2018

    interior renovation
  • 2020

    "Stonewall Jackson Hotel" neon sign is removed from the building's roof and hotel is renamed.

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Anne Carter Lee, "Hotel 24 South", [Staunton, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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