It's about as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, the height of The Empire State Building is 1 times 1,250 feet.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 1,250 feet 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 one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 1,250 feet is 1.180 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.8470 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 1,060 feet 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 121 feet or less.
It's about four-fifths as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 1,250 feet is 0.84310 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 1.1860 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 1,483 feet 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 377.30 feet deep.
It's about three-fourths as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 1,250 feet is 0.7740 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 1.290 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 1,610 feet 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-and-three-tenths times as long as The QE2
It's about seven-tenths as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, 1,250 feet is 0.710 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 1.40 times that amount.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 1,800 feet 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 1,600 feet.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 1,250 feet is 0.688560 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 1.45230 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 1,815.40 feet 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.