It's about four-and-a-half times as tall as Nelson's Column
In other words, 785 feet is 4.633 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 0.2158 times that amount.(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 169.40 feet from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.
It's about five times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, 785 feet is 4.9 times the height of The Arc de Triomphe, and the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.2 times that amount.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 160 feet tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about five times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 785 feet is 5.1 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.196 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 154 feet tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about five-and-a-half times as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, 785 feet is 5.58 times the length of Ha'Penny Bridge, and the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 0.179 times that amount.(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 141 feet in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 785 feet is 0.1251994 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 7.987259 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 6,270 feet. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about one-tenth as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 785 feet is 0.118939 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 8.40767 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 6,600 feet. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about eight-and-a-half times as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 785 feet is 8.7222 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.11465 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 90 feet. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.