• Disney Commits $5 Million to Rebuild Notre-Dame Cathedral Following Fire

    1 day ago - By The Wrap

    The Walt Disney Company is committing $5 million to aid in the reconstruction of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris, Bob Iger said on Wednesday.
    The donation follows the devastating fire that severely damaged the historic landmark earlier this week.
    “Notre-Dame is a beacon of hope and beauty that has defined the heart of Paris and the soul of France for centuries, inspiring awe and reverence for its art and architecture and for its enduring place in human history,” the Disney chairman and CEO said. “The Walt Disney Company stands with our friends and neighbors in the community, offering our...
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  • Disney Pledges $5M Toward Notre Dame Cathedral Reconstruction

    1 day ago - By Deadline

    The Walt Disney Company has pledged $5 million for aid in the reconstruction of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral, the company announced today. “Notre-Dame is a beacon of hope and beauty that has defined the heart of Paris and the soul of France for centuries,” said Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt...
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  • How Digital Scans of Notre Dame Can Help Architects Rebuild the Burned Cathedral

    How Digital Scans of Notre Dame Can Help Architects Rebuild the Burned Cathedral

    1 day ago - By Open Culture

    “Everyone helplessly watching something beautiful burn is 2019 in a nutshell,” wrote TV critic Ryan McGee on Twitter the day a significant portion of Notre Dame burned to the ground. He might have included 2018 in his metaphor, when Brazil's National Museum was totally destroyed by fire. Before the Parisian monument caught flame, people watched helplessly as historic black churches burned in the U.S., and while the museum and cathedral fire were not the direct result of evil intent, in all of these events we witnessed the loss of sanctuaries, a word with both a religious meaning and a...
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