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Former Site of Schwab's Pharmacy

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Address: 8024 W Sunset Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90046-2402
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Although torn down in 1988, tourists can still visit the Sunset Boulevard...

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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Marilyn?

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 6, 2012
mama030
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South Orange, New Jersey

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West Hollywood, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It's now an outdoor mall, with Crunch gym, Starbucks, Burke Williams spa, and several dining options. It's a great neighborhood spot, but has nothing to do with Schwab's.

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Beverly Hills, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

i would pull ion in my 1969 white convertible deville, and it would be parked right in front or i could self park on the lower hill then walk into schwas for a hot breakfast MAGAZINES, CARDS BOOKS, AND EVEN A PRIVATE PHONE BOOTH IN THEBACK WHERE A BOOKEY NAMED DUNY WOULD CALL IN A FEW. THE GIFT SHOP A... More 

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South Orange, New Jersey
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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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 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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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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