It's about as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 1,250 feet is 0.99997 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 1 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
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 1,250 feet is 1.18 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.847 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 0.8431 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 1.186 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 0.774 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 1.29 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
In other words, 1,250 feet is 1.3 times the length of The QE2, and the length of The QE2 is 0.769 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 three-fourths as tall as The Willis Tower
In other words, 1,250 feet is 0.733 times the height of The Willis Tower, and the height of The Willis Tower is 1.36 times that amount.(a.k.a. Sears Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to about 1,710 feet to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at about 1,350 feet.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, 1,250 feet is 0.71 times the height of The Ostankino Tower, and the height of The Ostankino Tower is 1.4 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.