Checkpoint Charlie was on Friedrichstrasse, near Kochstrasse. It was the only crossing between West Berlin and East Berlin that could be used by Americans and other foreigners, and by members of the Allied Forces. The other six checkpoints were for residents of West Berlin or West Germany.
The Mandala Suites, Berlin, Germany. It would have been hard to imagine a generation ago, but this stretch of Friedrichstrasse, just a few blocks north of Checkpoint Charlie, is again the commercial and cultural center of the unified Berlin.