After the completion of the Safety Phase in 2021, this year marks an important step forward as we rebuild and restore Notre-Dame Cathedral. Preliminary operations are already underway, like the major campaign to clean the interior of the cathedral. Over the next few months, the Établissement Public, the public agency in charge of managing the […]
Since the new year, work on Notre-Dame de Paris is steadily progressing as we continue securing the structure of Notre-Dame Cathedral. We anticipate this work will be finished in summer 2021. Now that the scaffolding has been removed, the cathedral will be placed under a temporary umbrella-like structure above the crossing of the transept, nave, and choir to protect its interior from water damage. Installing this protective structure was finished in February.
The dismantling of the damaged scaffolding on Notre-Dame de Paris is officially complete since November 24! This essential operation was a key milestone of the Safety Phase, which will ensure Notre-Dame Cathedral’s structural integrity and security.
“Notre-Dame spire must be rebuilt as it was in the 19th Century” On Thursday, July 9, 2020, the chief architects of Historical Monuments, Philippe Villeneuve, Rémi Fromont and Pascal Prunet presented restoration plans for Notre-Dame Cathedral to the National Commission for Heritage and Architecture (CNPA), the advisory council that handles important restoration projects in France. […]
Notre-Dame Reconstruction Resumes Notre-Dame reconstruction work ceased in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, with the decline of the virus and the gradual reopening of Paris, France and Europe in general, work is slowly starting up again on Notre-Dame Cathedral. After a three-month hiatus, Notre-Dame reconstruction work resumed June 8. This renewed phase of […]
Notre-Dame de Paris needs our help. Help us save Notre Dame de Paris Notre-Dame Cathedral has stood for over 800 years, and while the recently restored western façade is magnificent, the rest of the building is in dire need of repair. The cathedral has been slowly deteriorating for generations, facing challenges like pollution, rain and […]