
It's about oneninetyfifth as tall as St. Paul's Cathedral.
In other words, the height of St. Paul's Cathedral is 97.10 times 5.870 feet.
(London, England, United Kingdom)St. Paul's Cathedral measures 571 feet 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 oneonehundredth as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.00972 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 103 times that amount.
(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 604 feet tall. With a trackandwheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a preciselyconfigured 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 oneonehundredfiftieth as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.00788 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 127 times that amount.
(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 745 feet 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 150 times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.0077 times 5.870 feet.
(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)A single aspirin tablet measures 0.046 feet in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about oneonehundredfiftieth as long as The QE2.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.00609 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 164 times that amount.
(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2) The QE2 has a total length of 965 feet. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 31,500,000,000 feet, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about onetwohundredth as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.00552 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 181 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 onetwohundredth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 5.870 feet is 0.0046959 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 212.950 times that amount.
(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 
