It's about one-five-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.0018897 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 529.180 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 833.360 cubits to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102
It's about 600 times as long as a Grain of Sand.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 576 times the length of a Grain of Sand, and the length of a Grain of Sand is 0.00174 times that amount.(medium grain)
Composed mainly of quartz, mica, feldspar, or magnetite, a grain of sand measures an average of 0.00273 cubits. In 2007, a team of seven in Myrtle Beach created the world's tallest sandcastle, which measured 33 cubits in height.
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.001593 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 627.70 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 988.40 cubits to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 251.50 cubits deep.
It's about one-seven-hundredth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.00146 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 685 times that amount.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 1,080 cubits tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about one-seven-hundredth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.00142 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 704 times that amount.(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 1,110 cubits to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.00137 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 730 times that amount.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 1,150 cubits to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 902 cubits.
It's about one-seven-hundred-fiftieth as tall as The CN Tower.
In other words, 1.57480 cubits is 0.0013012 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 768.520 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 1,210.30 cubits tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.