The two largest city-owned Chinook Pier buildings – which have housed shops like Temptations, Barefoot Dave’s, Surf Shop and more – will be taken down; while the smaller building, home to Dairy Creme and Nautical Knots, will be remediated for continued use.

1 Buildings A and B to be demolished at Chinook Pier

Russell Roberts speaks during a previous Grand Haven City Council meeting. After Monday’s decision, Russell said he and his wife will have to consider their options of keeping their business open at Chinook Pier or moving to the Grand Trunk Depot.

The decision to terminate tenant leases and seek bids for demolition came Monday during a Grand Haven City Council meeting.

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