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More Vintage Schwab's Pharmacy Photos

Schwab's Pharmacy was opened in the 1930's on Sunset Blvd. at Crescent Heights Ave. Shortly thereafter, the pharmacy became a popular place for many celebrities to purchase their daily theatrical newspapers, Variety and the Hollywood Reporter. Schwab's Pharmacy sold newspapers, magazines, various sundries and, of course, prescribitions.  In addition, the "eating counter", was popular with neighborhood residents, as well as, hundreds of movie stars.  After more than fifity years of being the most popular "drug store", it went out of business in the early 1980's.

1947 The front of Schwab's Pharmacy on Sunset Blvd.

1945 Old photo of Schwab's Pharmacy exterior.

1945 Actress, Angela Landsbury and Hurd Hatfield share a soda at Schwab's lunch counter.

Angela Landsbury photo at Schwab's Pharmacy

1947 Gossip columnist, Sidney Skolsky (sitting at lunch counter) admires a skunk on the shoulder of a movie fan.

Sydney Skolsky Photo at Schwab's Phaarmacy

Schwab's Pharmacy closed its doors in the early 1980's and was demolished in 1983. Here, the letter "S" is being removed from the top of the building in 1983.

Photo of Schwab's Pharmacy sign

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