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It's about as big as The Biltmore Estate.
In other words, the size of The Biltmore Estate is 1.02 times 16,000 square meters.
(Asheville, North Carolina) (house only)
The main house of Biltmore Estate covers 16,300 sq. m and contains 250 rooms. The fifty-six auxiliary buildings of the estate are interconnected through the nearly 71 km of roads on the Biltmore grounds.
It's about nine-tenths as big as The Kennedy Center.
In other words, 16,000 square meters is 0.94 times the size of The Kennedy Center, and the size of The Kennedy Center is 1.1 times that amount.
(a.k.a. John F. Kennedy Memorial Center for the Performing Arts) (Washington, DC)
Hosting over 2,000 performances and nearly two million audience members annually — including events and guests for presidential inaugurations and galas — the Kennedy Center is approximately 17,000 sq. meters in total area.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as The Great Banyan Tree.
In other words, 16,000 square meters is 1.11 times the size of The Great Banyan Tree, and the size of The Great Banyan Tree is 0.901 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Great Banyan, a.k.a. Ficus benghalensis) (Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, West Bengal, India)
The Great Banyan Tree is a single tree in the Indian Botanic Garden in West Bengal with aerial roots covering a total area of about 14,400 sq. m. While its exact age is unknown, the tree has been noted in guidebooks for over 200 years.
It's about half as big as The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool.
In other words, 16,000 square meters is 0.508 times the size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, and the size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is 1.97 times that amount.
(Washington, D.C.) (pool surface area)
The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool has a water surface area of 31,500 sq. m. The Pool has a sloping bottom and extends to 80 cm (30 in) in depth at its center.
It's about two times as big as a City Block (Manhattan).
In other words, the size of a City Block (Manhattan) is 0.5 times 16,000 square meters.
(per Bridges, William - 1811 Commissioner's Plan for New York City) (approximate)
A Manhattan city block measures about 200 m between the Northeast-Southwest streets by about 60 m between the Northwest-Southeast streets for a total area of about 10,000 sq. m. There are roughly 2,000 blocks within the city, representing one of the most prolific applications of the city planning grid plan in history.
It's about two-and-a-half times as big as The White House.
In other words, the size of The White House is 0.38 times 16,000 square meters.
(Washington, DC) (including wings)
Housing the presidency, the White House occupies six stories and a total of 6,200 sq. m of floor space. This space includes 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, and 3 elevators, as well as a tennis court, bowling alley, movie theater, jogging track, swimming pool, and putting green.
It's about three times as big as a Football field.
In other words, 16,000 square meters is 2.989975116 times the size of a Football field, and the size of a Football field is 0.334450944 times that amount.
(American) (per NFL regulation)
Per NFL rules, a football field should measure 109.728 m (120 yards) long by 48.768 m wide, for a total area of 5,351.215104 sq. m. Due to a blizzard, the first NFL playoff game in 1932 was held indoors in Chicago Stadium (it was also the first indoor game) on a field measuring just 55 m by 40.0 m, for a total area of 2,200 sq. m.