MONMOUTH CENTER, circa-1961. Originally encompassing 693,000 leasable square feet, its fifty stores and services opened for business between March and May of 1960.


A corresponding aerial view shows the center's fourteen store blocks and humongous parking area. It could accommodate 4,200 autos.
Photo from http://patch.com/new-jersey/longbranch/bp--help-solve-the-mystery-of-the-missing-monmouth