It's about as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, the height of The Eiffel Tower is 1 times 283 ells.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 283 ells 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 32.40 ells or less.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as The QE2.
It's about four-fifths as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 283 ells is 0.848980 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 1.17790 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 333.340 ells 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 seven-tenths as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 283 ells is 0.71580 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 1.3970 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 395.40 ells 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 100.60 ells deep.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 283 ells is 1.420 times the height of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the height of The Golden Gate Bridge is 0.7040 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (height above water)
The height of each tower of Golden Gate Bridge is 199 ells 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 two-thirds as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 283 ells is 0.6570 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 1.520 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 430 ells 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 two-thirds as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 283 ells is 0.6370 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 1.570 times that amount.(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 444 ells to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.