How big is 0.247 acres?
It's about four-fifths as big as Fort Knox
The size of Fort Knox is about 0.2920 acres.
(a.k.a. the United States Bullion Depository, a.k.a. "Gold Vault") (Kentucky)
The United States Bullion Depository, commonly referred to by the metonym "Fort Knox" (in spite of the fact that the Depository is not located on the Fort proper), measures 32.0 m (105 ft) by 36.9 m (121 ft), for a total area of about 0.2920 acres. The Depository is most famous for housing the largest portion of the national gold reserve, but has also temporarily housed the original US Declaration of Independence, an original copy of the US Constitution, and other important documents, kept there for safe keeping during World War II.
It's about four-fifths as big as Manchester Cathedral
The size of Manchester Cathedral is about 0.30590 acres.
(a.k.a. Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George) (Manchester, England, United Kingdom) (total interior area of Nave, Chapel, Library, Chapter House, and Rectory)
It's about two-thirds as big as a Hockey rink
The size of a Hockey rink is about 0.3748165440 acres.
(per NHL specification)
Per National Hockey League Official Rules, a hockey rink should measure 60.96 m long by 25.908 m wide with a corner arc radius of 8.5344 m, for a total area of about 0.3748165440 acres. Ice hockey is believed to have developed from field hockey after players began holding games on ice rinks, which had been traditionally used for the sport of curling.
It's about two times as big as a Basketball court
The size of a Basketball court is about 0.12247474750 acres.
(per NBA regulation)
It's about three times as big as an IMAX screen
The size of an IMAX screen is about 0.08752 acres.
It's about four times as big as a Tennis court
The size of a Tennis court is about 0.064462811 acres.
(per ITF specification; for doubles)
It's about one-fifth as big as Bill Gates' Home
The size of Bill Gates' Home is about 1.1060 acres.
One of the largest homes in the world, Bill and Melinda Gates' home has a total area of 1.1060 acres, including 7 bedrooms, 24 bathrooms, 6 kitchens, 6 fireplaces, a 0.05683 acres gym, a 0.02224 acres dining room, and a 0.04695 acres library. It was designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the same architectural firm responsible for the design of one of Apple Inc's flagship stores on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
It's about one-fifth as big as a Football field
The size of a Football field is about 1.322314050 acres.
(American) (per NFL regulation)
Per NFL rules, a football field should measure 109.728 m (120 yards) long by 48.768 m wide, for a total area of 1.322314050 acres. Due to a blizzard, the first NFL playoff game in 1932 was held indoors in Chicago Stadium (it was also the first indoor game) on a field measuring just 55 m by 40.0 m, for a total area of 0.54363183920 acres.
It's about one-fifth as big as The White House
The size of The White House is about 1.50 acres.
(Washington, DC) (including wings)
Housing the presidency, the White House occupies six stories and a total of 1.50 acres of floor space. This space includes 132 rooms, 35 bathrooms, 28 fireplaces, and 3 elevators, as well as a tennis court, bowling alley, movie theater, jogging track, swimming pool, and putting green.
It's about one-tenth as big as The Palace of Holyroodhouse
The size of The Palace of Holyroodhouse is about 2 acres.
(a.k.a. Holyrood Palace) (Royal Mile, Old Town, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom) (Palace without gardens)
It's about one-tenth as big as Seal Island
The size of Seal Island is about 2 acres.
(Western Cape province, South Africa)
Seal Island, named for the tens of thousands of Cape Fur Seals that live there, measures about 2 acres. The large number seals attract great white sharks, who circle the island in a so-called "Ring of Death."
It's about one-tenth as big as a City Block (Manhattan)
The size of a City Block (Manhattan) is about 2 acres.
(per Bridges, William - 1811 Commissioner's Plan for New York City) (approximate)
A Manhattan city block measures about 200 m between the Northeast-Southwest streets by about 60 m between the Northwest-Southeast streets for a total area of about 2 acres. There are roughly 2,000 blocks within the city, representing one of the most prolific applications of the city planning grid plan in history.
It's about one-tenth as big as Trafalgar Square
The size of Trafalgar Square is about 3 acres.
(a.k.a. Charing Cross) (City of Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom)
It's about one-fifteenth as big as The Great Banyan Tree
The size of The Great Banyan Tree is about 3.560 acres.
(a.k.a. The Great Banyan, a.k.a. Ficus benghalensis) (Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah, West Bengal, India)
It's about one-fifteenth as big as The Biltmore Estate
The size of The Biltmore Estate is about 4.03 acres.
(Asheville, North Carolina) (house only)