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Former Site of Schwab's Pharmacy

8024 Sunset Blvd., West Hollywood, CA
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Description: Although torn down in 1988, tourists can still visit the Sunset Boulevard site where the country's most famous pharmacy used to stand.
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West Hollywood, California
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137 reviews 137 reviews
66 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

As far as I know, there were more than one Schwab's back in the day - one being located on Hollywood Blvd. near Highland Avenue and that was the one that supposedly Lana Turner (who I met in the late 70s) was discovered NOT the last one that existed on Sunset Blvd. near Crescent Heights Blvd. GOOGLE this as I... More

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South Orange, New Jersey
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26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

I went here. Wasn't this the place where Marilyn Monroe was spotted while sitting at the soda fountain counter, just minding her business. Though an icon, she probably should have stayed home that day, poor thing.

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Los Angeles
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

Okay, so give it a quick drive-by if you must (and if you're in the mood to buck LA traffic.) Honest, though, there's nothing to see. Really.

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West Hollywood
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137 reviews 137 reviews
43 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

I actually remember Schwab's... I went there before the end came. It should have remained as what is there now? Just sad. Hollywood gone.

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