From The Truth About Newark Illustrated 1909
by Frank A. Libby
The State's Greatest Department Store: height of building 90 feet,
extreme length, 450 feet, Broad St. front, 250 feet, New Street
275 feet, Halsey Street 200 feet, floor space, nearly 13 acres,
main or ground floor space, 87,000 square feet, basement space,
100,000 square feet, 700 feet show widow space, lighted with 5,300
arc and incandescent lights, employing 2,000 people.