Notre Dame’s In Flames and the Videos Are Heartbreaking - architecture and design

Notre Dame’s In Flames and the Videos Are Heartbreaking

The iconic Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris erupted in flames today as firefighters continue to battle the blaze. Distraught onlookers were at a loss for words when the famous spire fell and people around the world are sharing their sorrow as one of the most famous churches in the world continues to burn.
There was no immediate word on the cause of the fire, but the structure had been undergoing a $6.8 million renovation project, including work on its spire. Located on the le de la Cit in the middle of the Seine River, the soaring Gothic structure dates to the 13th century and was completed in the 15th century.

WATCH: Notre Dame's spire collapses into the flames, video from witness Nicolas Marang shows.
— Roy A. Butta (@RoyButta) April 15, 2019

NEW: "A church spokesman has told French media that all of Notre Dame Cathedral's frame is now burning after the spire collapsed and after most of the roof has collapsed…the entire interior in flames," @elainecobbe reports
— CBS Evening News (@CBSEveningNews) April 15, 2019


Notre-Dame Cathedral
in Paris is engulfed in flames.
— Nature and travel (@Nature1Travel2) April 15, 2019


this really is terrible. such a beautiful, cultural building going up in flames is so sad to see. my thoughts are with paris. #NotreDame

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