It's about as tall as The Eiffel Tower
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The QE2
It's about four-fifths as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 425 paces is 0.849980 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 1.17650 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 500.01 paces 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 seven-tenths as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 425 paces is 0.71660 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 1.3950 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 593 paces 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 150.90 paces deep.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge
In other words, 425 paces is 1.430 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.6990 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 298 paces 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 two-thirds as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 425 paces is 0.6580 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 1.520 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 646 paces 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 three-fifths as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 1.70 times 425 paces.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 710 paces to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 660 paces.