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After Notre Dame, what is there? Ara Parseghian (American Athlete)

Notre Dame de Paris is part of the Paris skyline.The world watched in disbelief April 15 as Notre Dame de Paris burned, the cathedral standing since completion in the 13th century. The historic spire and the roof were destroyed but fortunately none of the coveted artifacts were damaged. This is not the first time the building
succumbed to fire, the present edifice replaced an earlier church and again between 1230 and 1240. As the building burned many feared the priceless irreplaceable artifacts it housed were also in danger. Miraculously non of the art was damaged. The architecture of Notre Dame, including the famous gargoyles that ward off evil spirits, attracts tourists from around the world every year. At the time of the fire the building was undergoing renovations and approximately 16 religious statues had been removed for cleaning.
I remember studying about Notre Dame de Paris in my college Art History class, studying its art and architecture. 
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