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Walgreens Coming to Sunset & Vine is reporting that Walgreens will begin construction on the space formerly occupied by Borders at Sunset and Vine. Walgreens’ plan is to bring their high-end concept drugstore to Hollywood – much like others they have built out in Chicago (on State Street) and New York (on Wall Street). The green light on construction comes after the drugstore chain gained approval on a liquor license this week.

Schwab’s Pharmacy – photo courtesy of

This Walgreens will have lots of unique features…including a nail salon and possibly a sushi bar. With 23,500 square feet of space, Walgreens has the chance to re-create the magic of the legendary Hollywood drugstore Schwab’s on the legendary corner of Sunset and Vine*.

Read more:

Racked LAHollywood’s Crazy-Fancy Walgreens: 6 Elements to Anticipate

LA Weekly – New ‘High End’ Hollywood Walgreens at Sunset and Vine to Host Sushi Chefs, Makeup Artists (March 16, 2012)


*You might remember they actually used the name Schwab’s on a diner-restaurant in this complex. It didn’t last long…  The original Schwab’s Pharmacy was on Sunset and Crescent Heights.


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Mary has lived in the Hancock Park area for over 20 years - including homes in Larchmont Village and Windsor Square. Mary has lived in some great places in her life - but none compare to the convenience and majesty of our neighborhood. For Mary, the neighborhood has been a wonderful home to her large, extended one time she had family members living on seven different Hancock Park area blocks! Larchmont Buzz is a labor of love - built to celebrate the neighborhood and to elevate the conversation in the area.

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