The Ave was founded by Nick Romero and has using its patented process has custom made a variety of shoes since 2010. Nick and The Ave have been seen on a dozens of programs including Shark Tank, Ad Weed with Microsoft, Attack of the Show, KTLA Morning News (4x), The Art of Sneakers, FaceHead Media, MTV’s The Dub Magazine Project, Beats per Mnet, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Tonight with Sophia Vergara, The Source, Thrillist, Metal Insider, Showtime Championship Boxing, and more. The Ave has produced live printing events worldwide for a variety of companies, and evolved from a Venice Beach retail staple to a larger production facility which focuses mainly on online partnerships, collaborations, wholesale and contract printing of all types. 


The Ave continues to be a small family owned business whose long time core group of staff is a tight knit unit with personal stories worthy of its own reality show. The Ave and its staff are currently located at the foothills of the Pocono Mountains in beautiful Pennsylvania. 


The Ave continues to be committed to quality work and customer satisfaction.