Vanished Site Data



Site Name:

Char Steak

Site Location:

160 W. Michigan Avenue

Date Vanished:


Site Information:

Char Steak, owned and operated by Pete Stamos, opened in 1960 where the Radisson Plaza now stands. The popular restaurant was re-located to Rose Street next to Stamosís Club Zorba; a strip joint.  That location was razed in the early 1990s.





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Rose and Michigan Avenue in the 60s


Move forced by the Hilton construction
    Image courtesy of R. Parzyck
  Good times at the Char Steak!  
The Char Steakmobile in 1969    
Images courtesy of the original Vanished Kalamazoo site





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