Notre Dame de Paris is on fire. The roof has collapsed.


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    • #94006

      Utesbyfive
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      I’m speechless. It looks like it will be unusable for the rest of our lifetimes, if it survives at all. The spire is down. It continues to burn.

    • #94007

      UtahFanSir
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      @utahfansir

      We were headed there in September. I’m in shock. The rafters from the 13th century and 19th century, I think are burning. The structure may collapse. The building was undergoing renovation. Incredible shame.

      • #94008

        Utesbyfive
        Ute Fan
        @utesbyfive

        http://www.france24.com is saying that the ENTIRE frame will be gone. They’re trying to save art & artifacts. The piece of THE cross might be important.

    • #94010

      Tony
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      Sad. I visited there a few years ago.

    • #94012
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      Brettski
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      • #94017
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        Utesbyfive
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        @utesbyfive

        The stone vault ceiling survived except for the center where the spire fell. Apparently all the Rose windows survived. It’s a lot less bad than I think most people expected. The timber frame is gone, and all the interior spaces where it was, will have to be rebuilt. There were approximately 21 hectares of timber used in its construction. It will be interesting to see what approach they take. Since these areas are not public, or even used spaces, they may just reframe it with steel. You never know.

        • #94018

          Brettski
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          @brettski

          We are going to Paris this June and I was really looking forward to seeing Notre Dame.  Now I’ll probably just see it from across the river.  

          • #94020

            Utesbyfive
            Ute Fan
            @utesbyfive

            You should be able to get closer than that. However nobody’s going in there for a very very long time.

          • #94022

            Tony
            Admin/Founder
            @admin

            Close by is St Chapel. Must see. Incredible stained glass.

            • #94024

              Brettski
              Ute Fan
              @brettski

              That is on our list to see as well! 

    • #94013

      Johnny80
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      @johnny80

      My heart hurts. That place is beautiful. Have more that a few wonderful memories there.

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