Posts Tagged ‘Notre Dame fire’

Notre Dame de Paris gets the gets a brick build treatment

Thursday, May 30th, 2024

Visitors should be able to visit Notre Dame by the end of 2024, but for eager pilgrims and tourists who can’t wait LEGO has added a set of Notre Dame de Paris to its collection of world-famous monuments, which includes the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramid of Giza. Boasting unique features, the Notre Dame set stands Read more

Man makes Pope’s wheelchair with wood saved from Notre Dame de Paris

Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

Because a classic wheelchair is not very chic and not always ergonomic, Paul decided to make one out of wood. It’s also less expensive. He built one in his workshop in the Dordogne with wood from Notre Dame Cathedral. It is intended for the Pope, who agreed to sponsor his project. In his workshop in Read more

Notre Dame cathedral fire four years on; what’s happening now

Thursday, April 20th, 2023

Notre Dame Cathedral will get its spire back by the end of 2023, more than four years after it was devastated by a fire. But to reopen the beloved symbol of France by Dec. 8, 2024, three conditions need to be met. These conditions are currently being carried out: cleaning and restoration of the interior Read more

Notre-Dame interior restoration plan sparks fiery debate

Thursday, December 2nd, 2021
Notre-Dame interior restoration

Leaked information about the interior restoration proposed for the fire-damaged Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris has sparked controversy, with some fearing the proposals would turn the site into “a kind of theme park.” The Archdiocese of Paris will soon present its design to France’s National Commission on Heritage and Architecture (CNPA) to restore the interior of Read more

Rebuilding of France’s Notre Dame Cathedral to begin after 2019 fire

Thursday, September 23rd, 2021

France’s Notre Dame Cathedral is finally stable and secure enough for artisans to start rebuilding it, more than two years after the shocking fire that tore through its roof, knocked down its spire and threatened to bring the rest of the medieval monument down, too. The government agency overseeing the reconstruction announced in a statement Read more

Notre Dame – the fast-track to restoration

Monday, April 29th, 2019

The French government’s aim to fast-track Notre Dame’s restoration has gained impetus, with a bill designed to speed up the famous cathedral’s reconstruction going before parliament in a few weeks. The cathedral was badly damaged in a fire on 15 April. The bill will allow the government to pass emergency orders regarding Notre Dame so Read more