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Last month, Lascoff Drugs closed its gothic Upper East Side location after 113 years in business. With classic New York stores shuttering right and left, now seems like a good time to pay attention to the survivors—those local shops that have existed in the same location for 75 years or more.

As it turns out, though, "shops" isn't exactly the right word. Thanks to the city's Darwinist retail atmosphere, many of the city's oldest stores are giants like Bergdorf and Bloomingdale's. Below, we've rounded up ten of them with help from The Historic Shops and Restaurants of New York, an incredibly useful (if slightly outdated) book of historical factoids. —Additional reporting by Kelly Marshall

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1. Town Shop

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2273 Broadway
New York, NY 10024

2. Bergdorf Goodman

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754 W 58th St
New York, NY 10019

3. Cartier

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653 5th Ave
New York, NY 10022

4. Bloomingdale's

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1000 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10022

5. Lord & Taylor

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424 5th Ave
New York, NY 10018

6. Macy's

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151 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001

7. Paragon Sports

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867 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

8. C.O. Bigelow

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414 6th Ave
New York, NY 10011
212-533-2700

9. Kiehl's

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109 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10003

10. Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

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55 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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1. Town Shop

2273 Broadway, New York, NY 10024
2273 Broadway
New York, NY 10024

2. Bergdorf Goodman

754 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
754 W 58th St
New York, NY 10019

3. Cartier

653 5th Ave, New York, NY 10022
653 5th Ave
New York, NY 10022

4. Bloomingdale's

1000 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10022
1000 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10022

5. Lord & Taylor

424 5th Ave, New York, NY 10018
424 5th Ave
New York, NY 10018

6. Macy's

151 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001
151 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001

7. Paragon Sports

867 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
867 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

8. C.O. Bigelow

414 6th Ave, New York, NY 10011
414 6th Ave
New York, NY 10011

9. Kiehl's

109 3rd Ave, New York, NY 10003
109 3rd Ave
New York, NY 10003

10. Brooklyn Women’s Exchange

55 Pierrepont St, Brooklyn, NY 11201
55 Pierrepont St
Brooklyn, NY 11201