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- Maurice de Sully, then bishop of Paris, convinced the crown to invest an astronomical amount of money in the project — the cathedral ended up costing almost $1 billion in today's figures.
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Jan 18, 2022 · An unprecedented look at the Notre Dame cathedral reconstruction two years after the fire that devastated the historic building. A detailed look thanks to National Geographic. PetaPixel
Jun 18, 2019 · Almost $1 billion was pledged to the cathedral by some of France’s richest residents, but the church has only received about $89 million so far. The April 15 fire ravaged the cathedral’s roof...
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Apr 16, 2019 · The wiki article on Notre Dame talks about construction, architecture and history but fails to mention the economic impact the cathedral had on the area after it was built. The article does mention that 12 million people visit the cathedral each year currently. Medieval Cathedrals were the most obvious sign of the wealth of the church in ...
Jul 29, 2022 · Art World When Will Notre-Dame Cathedral’s $865 Million Restoration Finally Reopen to the Public? A Dramatic Date Has Been Set The hefty price tag includes the cleaning of the church's grand organ and its 8,000 pipes. Anna Sansom, July 29, 2022 View of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris as work paused.