It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.004253 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 235.130 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 370.280 cubits tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.00414 times the height of St. Paul's Cathedral, and the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 242 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom)
St. Paul's Cathedral measures 381 cubits to its peak. The southwest tower of the Cathedral contains the bell known as "Great Paul," which is the largest bell in Great Britain at 15,000 kg (16.5 tons), outweighing the more iconic Big Ben bell by about 3,000 kg (3 tons).
It's about one-two-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.00391 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 256 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 402 cubits tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured balance, the restaurant near the top of the space needle requires just a 1.5 hp motor to rotate at speeds of about 0.053 kph (0.033 mph).
It's about one-three-hundredth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.00317 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 315 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 497 cubits above the surface of the San Francisco Bay. One of the key designers of the bridge, Charles Ellis, had no engineering degree when he began working on the project, but would later go on to write what became a standard textbook on structural engineering, and would ultimately be forced to complete his calculations on the bridge by working without pay for five months.
It's about one-four-hundredth as long as The QE2.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.00245 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 408 times that amount.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 643 cubits. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 21,000,000,000 cubits, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about 400 times as long as a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness).
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 420 times the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness), and the length of a Strand of Spaghetti (thickness) is 0.0024 times that amount.(average; restaurant and supermarket applications) (based on FMA Omcan Italian Made TR50 Counter Top Pasta Machine Extruder 13317)
An average strand of restaurant-grade spaghetti measures 0.0037 cubits in thickness. In 2010, a California Buca di Beppo set a world record by preparing a 13,780-lb bowl of spaghetti, served in a swimming pool.
It's about one-four-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.00222 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 450 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 709 cubits tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 80.90 cubits or less.