20. David Z
Locations: New York, NY; Paramus, NJ; Las Vegas, NV
Years of Operation: 1983-Present
One of the ubiquitous New York sneaker shops infused with the DNA of pre-'84 spots, David Z is where Kith's Ronnie Fieg got his start, and where his collabos shut down servers and caused lineup havoc. They've been doing this for a long time, and doing it well.