The Last Playboy Club Was in Lansing, Michigan
The last Playboy Club in the United States was in Lansing, Michigan.
Playboy Enterprises opened a chain of nightclubs and resorts under the Playboy Club moniker. The first Playboy Club was opened in Chicago in 1960.
The Lansing Playboy Club opened on September 17, 1982, and closed its doors in July 1988. There was also a Playboy Club in Detroit from 1974 to 1978 on 1014 East Jefferson.
It's crazy to think that the Lansing location stayed open longer than clubs in Los Angeles, Miami, and New York.
Here is everything you need to know about the Playboy Club in Lansing, Michigan.
Where was the Playboy Club in Lansing located?
The Playboy Club was attached to a former Hilton Hotel on West Saginaw Street in Lansing.
What did people do at the Playboy Club in Lansing?
According to Wikipedia, guests at the Playboy Club enjoyed cocktails and food served by Playboy Bunnies. The Playboy Clubs also featured entertainment by comedians and musicians.
How much did it cost to join the Playboy Club in Lansing?
The cost to join was only $25 a year to become a member of the Playboy Club. According to Wikipedia, Playboy grossed $25 million for every 1,000,000 members.
According to the Detroit Free Press, when business was declining in May of 1987, the membership fee was dropped, and the Playboy Club was open to the public.
Were there ever any big stars at the Playboy Club in Lansing?
Unfortunately, I cannot find any articles or information regarding celebrities at the Lansing Playboy Club.
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