12 Things That Are About 1000 Feet (ft) Long

Anything 1,000 feet is a pretty tall order and could be a little difficult to visualize.

If it helps, 1,000 feet is the same as 12,000 inches.

If that doesn’t help, we’ve compiled a list of 12 things that can easily help you visualize 1,000 feet.

1. The Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France, stands 1,060 feet tall, that’s including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris.

Most of the buildings there are now governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 121 feet or less.

2. Twice as High as The Washington Monument

The Washington Monument measures 555 feet tall, that’s a little over half the height of 1,000 feet. The Monument is estimated to weigh 91,000 tons.

At its completion in 1884, the Monument was the world’s tallest man-made structure.

3. Twice as High as The Singapore Flyer 

The Singapore Flyer Ferris Wheel has a height of 541 feet, that’s a little over half the height of 1,000 feet.

The dimensions of one capsule are 4m x 7m and will hold up to 28 passengers. There are 28 capsules in all.

4. Twice as High as The Spring Temple Buddha

The Spring Temple Buddha in China is the tallest statue in the world, and it stands at 502 feet tall from its base, that’s a little over half the height of 1,000 feet.

The statue stands on top of a 66-foot lotus-shaped pedestal. 

5. Half as High as The Canton Tower

The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower in China stands 2,000 feet high; that’s twice as tall as 1,000 feet. The top of the tower houses an observation carousel.

The cars complete a trip around the top floor of the track about every half-hour. Each passenger car is 3.2 meters in diameter and can hold six people.

6. Cruise Ships

Most cruise ships are anywhere from 700 to 1,200 feet long. Built in 2004, the Carnival Magic is exactly 1,000 feet long.

It weighs 128,048 tons, with a width of 292m/958ft. Harmony of the Seas, built in 2016, is the longest cruise ship at 1,187 feet.

7. Wells Fargo Plaza

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The Wells Fargo Plaza, formerly the Allied Bank Plaza and First Interstate Bank Plaza, is a skyscraper located in Houston, Texas.

The building is currently the 20th-tallest building in the U.S, the second tallest building in Texas and Houston, and the tallest all-glass building in the Western Hemisphere.

It is the tallest building named for Wells Fargo. From the street level, the building is 302.4 meters (992 ft) tall, has 71 floors, and extends four more stories below street level.

8. 1 Manhattan West

1 Manhattan West is a 67-story office skyscraper in New York. The 2.1 million-square-foot tower is rectangular in plan.

All four corners of the facade have a rounded transition with a radius of 2,720 mm. The tower is nearly 1,000 feet high (995 feet).

9. Two Prudential Plaza

Two Prudential Plaza is a 64-story skyscraper in Chicago, Illinois.

At 995 feet (303 m) tall, it is currently the sixth-tallest building in Chicago and the seventeenth-tallest in the U.S. Being only five feet from 1,000 feet, it is one of the few buildings nearly 1,000 feet tall. 

10. 600 Travis Street

The JPMorgan Chase Tower, formerly Texas Commerce Tower, is a 305.4-meter (1,002-foot), 2,243,013-square-foot (208,382.7 m2), 75-story skyscraper in Houston, Texas.

It is currently the tallest building in the city, the tallest building in Texas, the tallest five-sided building in the world, the 22nd-tallest building in the United States, and the 107th-tallest building in the world.

11. One57

One57, formerly known as Carnegie 57, is a 75-story, 1,005 ft (306 m) skyscraper in Manhattan, New York. One57 contains frontage along 57th Street to the south and 58th Street to the north.

The irregular site covers 23,808 sq ft (2,211.8 m2), with the 57th and 58th Streets sides being slightly offset.

The 57th Street frontage is 106 ft (32 m) wide, while the lot has a depth of 200.83 ft (61.21 m) between the two streets.

12. Franklin Center

The Franklin Center is a 60-story skyscraper in downtown Chicago. It was completed in 1989 and is the central region headquarters of the American Telephone & Telegraph Company (AT&T).

It stands at a height of 1,007 ft (307 m) and contains 1.7 million sq ft (160,000 m2) in the Loop neighborhood of downtown Chicago. It is the 6th tallest building in Chicago and the 23rd tallest in the United States.