It's about as heavy as The Sears Tower.
In other words, the weight of The Sears Tower is 1 times 3,114,000,000,000 grains.(officially "Willis Tower" as of 2009) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Willis Tower weighs approximately 3,114,000,000,000 grains. The outer wall surface of the Tower is covered with black anodized aluminum panels which would total 110,000 sq. m (28 acres) if laid out together.
It's about three-fifths as heavy as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 3,114,000,000,000 grains is 0.610 times the weight of The Empire State Building, and the weight of The Empire State Building is 1.640 times that amount.(New York City, New York)
The Empire State Building weighs approximately 5,110,000,000,000 grains. About 4% of the building's weight is its 6,000 cu. m (200,000 cu. ft) of limestone façade.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as heavy as The CN Tower.
In other words, 3,114,000,000,000 grains is 1.71130 times the weight of The CN Tower, and the weight of The CN Tower is 0.584350 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada)
The CN Tower weighs approximately 1,819,600,000,000 grains. The Tower is home to the world's highest glass floor — a viewing area that allows visitors to look straight down 342 m (1,120 ft) to the ground below.
It's about one-fourth as heavy as The Golden Gate Bridge.
In other words, 3,114,000,000,000 grains is 0.2510 times the weight of The Golden Gate Bridge, and the weight of The Golden Gate Bridge is 3.980 times that amount.(San Francisco, California and Marin County, California) (Post 1986 weight reduction; total weight of bridge, anchorage, and approaches)
Following the completion of the 1986 project to eliminate excess material, the total weight of the Golden Gate Bridge — including its anchorages and approaches — is 12,400,000,000,000 grains. The two main cables in the spanning the bridge are spun out of a total of 129,000 km (80,200 mi) of wire.
It's about eight times as heavy as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 3,114,000,000,000 grains is 8.190 times the weight of The Statue of Liberty, and the weight of The Statue of Liberty is 0.1220 times that amount.(a.k.a. Liberty Enlightening the World, a.k.a. La Liberté éclairant le monde) (total weight, including foundation)
The total weight of the Statue of Liberty, including her base is roughly 380,000,000,000 grains. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about fifteen times as heavy as The Brooklyn Bridge.
In other words, 3,114,000,000,000 grains is 15.150 times the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge, and the weight of The Brooklyn Bridge is 0.06601 times that amount.(a.k.a. New York and Brooklyn Bridge) (Manhattan and Brooklyn, New York City, New York) (total weight)
The total weight of the Brooklyn Bridge is approximately 205,600,000,000 grains. In a promotional event to prove the bridge's stability shortly after it opened, entertainer P. T. Barnum led a parade of 21 elephants across it in May of 1884.
It's about twenty times as heavy as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, the weight of The Eiffel Tower is 0.05 times 3,114,000,000,000 grains.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (total weight)
The Eiffel Tower weighs approximately 156,000,000,000 grains. Architected to be quickly assembled, the Tower contains only 7.5 cu. m (260 cu. ft) of solid material.