June 07, 2020

How does the competition stack up?

Approximate height, in feet

Empire State Building 1,453.8

Eiffel Tower 1,000

Golden Gate Bridge (towers) 746

St. Louis Arch 630

Seattle Space Needle 605

Washington Monument 555.5

Penobscot Narrows Bridge and Observatory (towers) 420

Top Thrill Dragster roller coaster (Ohio) 420

World’s tallest tree (California) 367.5

Statue of Liberty 304

U.S. Capitol 287.5

Bunker Hill Monument 221

Maine state capitol (plus statue) 185

Thomas Hill Standpipe 110

Portland Head Light 101

Tower of London 92

Sphinx 66

The Alamo 33.5

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