Well the 226 is full sized like the 1911, maybe a tad shorter, but larger capacity.
If you want something for concealed carry check out the SIG P229 its roughly the Same pistol as a P226 but shorter overall and shorter barrel.
SIG 1911 .45 ACP
SIG P229R E2 SRT 9mm
Beretta BU9 Nano 9mm
Beretta 84FS .380 ACP
PWS (Primary Weapons Systems) MK114 5.56 NATO