It's about half as tall as Blackpool Tower.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.454 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 2.2 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 346 cubits to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 210,000 cubits to the northwest.
It's about two-fifths as long as The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.442 times the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach, and the length of The Seventeenth hole of Pebble Beach is 2.26 times that amount.(fully Pebble Beach Golf Links) (Pebble Beach; Monterey, California) (from Blue Tee)
The seventeenth hole on Pebble Beach Golf Links is a par 3 measuring 354 cubits from the blue tee. This hole was the site of professional golfer Jack Nicklaus' 1972 U.S. Open win, which included a 1-iron shot that bounced off the hole's flag and resulted in a birdie.
It's about two-fifths as tall as The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel).
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.434 times the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel), and the height of The Singapore Flyer (Ferris wheel) is 2.3 times that amount.(a.k.a. 新加坡摩天观景轮, a.k.a. சிங்கப்பூர் ஃப்ளையர், a.k.a. Pelayang Singapura) (Marina Centre, Singapore)
The Singapore Flyer has a height of 361 cubits. Based on recommendations from Feng Shui masters, the wheel was re-engineered to spin in the opposite direction five months after it began operating.
It's about two-fifths as tall as The Washington Monument.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.42331 times the height of The Washington Monument, and the height of The Washington Monument is 2.3623 times that amount.(Washington, D.C.)
The Washington Monument measures 370.28 cubits tall, with some discrepancy due to the fact that the Monument's base is slightly below the surrounding ground. Interrupted in its construction by the American Civil War, it was almost 36 years between groundbreaking and the completion of construction.
It's about two-fifths as tall as The Space Needle.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.389 times the height of The Space Needle, and the height of The Space Needle is 2.57 times that amount.(Seattle, Washington) (to aircraft warning beacon at peak)
Built for a 1962 World's Fair, the Space Needle stands 402 cubits tall. With a track-and-wheel design inspired by railroad mechanics and a precisely-configured 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 two-and-a-half times as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 2.6123 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.3828 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 60 cubits. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about three-tenths as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 156.74 cubits is 0.316 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 3.16 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 497 cubits 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.