17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Notre Dame Cathedral, A Work in Progress

High atop the Cathedral of Norre Dame a worker carefully moves atop the roof to cover the openings created by fire. Opened in 1345 and surviving several wars; on 15 April 2019, a fire broke out beneath the roof. The fire burned for fifteen hours destroying the building's spire and the roof. The property was severely damaged.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Paris, France
Camera: Canon PowerShot SX500 IS