It's about five-and-a-half times as tall as a Telephone Pole.
In other words, the height of a Telephone Pole is 0.180 times 197.640 feet.(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 36 feet tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about one-fifth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 197.640 feet is 0.158110 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 6.32470 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 seven times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 197.640 feet is 7.190 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.1390 times that amount.(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 27.50 feet in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 197.640 feet is 0.13330 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 7.5020 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 one-tenth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 197.640 feet is 0.1220 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 8.20 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-tenth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, 197.640 feet is 0.1190 times the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper), and the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 8.40 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 1,670 feet 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.
It's about one-tenth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 197.640 feet is 0.1140 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 8.770 times that amount.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 1,730 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 1,350 feet.