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It's about as big as Ellis Island.
(Jersey City, New Jersey and New York City, New York)(now officially part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument)
Ellis Island, home of the Ellis Island Immigration Station, is 4,390 square perches in total area. Nine-tenths of the island were artificially created after the New York-New Jersey borders had already been defined, leading to a sovereignty dispute which was settled by the US Supreme Court in 1998.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as big as Alcatraz.
In other words, the size of Alcatraz is 0.830 times 4,390 square perches.
(a.k.a. The Rock) (California)
Alcatraz Island measures 3,500 square perches. It is known a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and has historically served as a lighthouse, fort, military prison, and — most famously — a federal prison.
It's about four-fifths as big as The Pentagon.
In other words, 4,390 square perches is 0.8050 times the size of The Pentagon, and the size of The Pentagon is 1.240 times that amount.
(a.k.a. United States Department of Defense Headquarters) (Washington, D.C.) (total floor area)
The Pentagon, the world's largest office building, contains a total floor area of 5,460 square perches. Built during World War II, the designers compensated for the steel rations then in effect by using 310,000 cu. m of concrete in the construction efforts.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as big as Buckingham Palace.
In other words, the size of Buckingham Palace is 0.710 times 4,390 square perches.
(a.k.a. Buckingham House) (Westminster, London, England)
Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British monarch, contains about 3,000 square perches of total floor space. The palace was first inhabited by Queen Victoria in 1831, although after the death of her husband in 1861, the Queen endeavored to spend as little time there as public opinion would allow.
It's about three-fifths as big as Grand Central Station.
In other words, the size of Grand Central Station is 2 times 4,390 square perches.
(formally Grand Central Terminal, a.k.a. Grand Central, a.k.a. GCT) (New York City, New York) (total terminal area). Grand Central station, the largest train station in the world by platform count, measures 8,000 square perches in total area. The large flag which was suspended from the concourse ceiling following the September 11th 2001 terrorist attacks measures about 3 square perches.
It's about half as big as Washington National Cathedral.
In other words, 4,390 square perches is 0.480 times the size of Washington National Cathedral, and the size of Washington National Cathedral is 2.10 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Cathedral Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul) (Washington, DC) (total plot)
Sitting atop the 115 m (377 ft) tall Mount Saint Alban at the corner of Massachusetts and Wisconsin Avenues, Washington National Cathedral sits on a landscaped, 9,100 square perches plot.
It's about half as big as The United States Capitol.
In other words, 4,390 square perches is 0.480 times the size of The United States Capitol, and the size of The United States Capitol is 2.10 times that amount.
(Washington, DC) (Immediate grounds size)
The grounds of United States Capitol, at the center of Washington DC's quadrants, consists of about seventeen buildings on a 9,100 square perches plot. While the Capitol Building is the central feature, other buildings include the Supreme Court Buildings and the Library of Congress Buildings, as well as several monuments and sculptures.