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Iconic Lansing clothier marks 150th anniversary

Matthew McLeod and David Kositchek
Kevin Lavery
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WKAR
David Kositcheck (right) is the fourth generation owner of Kositchek's in downtown Lansing. Matthew McLeod (left) is general manager.

Kositchek’s department store has been dressing Lansing men in high-end suits for 150 years. The store is a fourth generation family business. Current State’s Kevin Lavery talks with president David Kositchek.

A downtown Lansing icon is celebrating a momentous event in 2015. This year, Kositchek’s mens’ wear store celebrates its 150th anniversary in mid-Michigan. The current president is David Kositchek, who’s been at the helm since 1997.

Current State’s Kevin Lavery spent some time in the Washington Avenue landmark to learn their secret of its success.

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