The Dan Cohen Company

Leaders in the Business of Supplying Perfect Fitting hoes to the Covington Population.  Selling Only Dependable Footwear.

The firm of Dan Cohen started business at 124 Pike Street, near Banklick, in 1893, in a very small store.  In a short time, the business growing rapidly, they required larger quarters.  This firm then purchased the property 22-24-26 Pike street, where the built a handsome new building having frontage of one hundred feet and 150 feet depth, the largest shoe store in Kentucky today.

The Cohen boys motto, ever since they started in business, is quality first and low prices. Every pair of shoes bought at the Dan Cohen store is guaranteed to give service. The best makes of boots, shoes and other footwear are to be found here at all times; shoes that are built for comfort and wear, and they give perfect satisfaction.  The needs of the young are not overlooked in this enterprising store.

Running shoes and rubber boots, dear to the heart of every school boy.  Baseball shoes and sandals are there in profusion of styles, a large force of competent clerks are always at your command and they lend every effort to please.

In these few years, the Cohen boys have opened a chain of retail stores throughout the Central States, and have an immense warehouse on Vine Street, in Cincinnati, supplying from there not only their own stores, but the largest shoe and department stores in the United States. This enormous outlet is well taken care of by their buyers, who are always in the world's greatest shoe markets making carload shipments to them almost daily.

Mr. Mose Cohen, who has charge of the entire retail department, is known to every man, woman and child in Kentucky, and is active in doing things to boost Covington.

The firm is composed of A. E. Cohen, President; Moses Cohen, Vice-President; Nathan Rosenbaum, Secretary, and Nathan Cohen, Treasurer.


from a 1914 book honoring the Covington Centennial