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ArcelorMittal to offer steel for Notre-Dame Cathedral restoration

Christian Fernsby |
ArcelorMittal has offered steel for the restoration of Notre-Dame de Paris after a fire gutted the gothic cathedral’s roof and destroyed its iconic spire.

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“The company ... will offer up steel to repair and rebuild the monument,” ArcelorMittal said in a statement.

The government has opened the reconstruction of Notre-Dame to international architects, adding to a question many are asking as France grieves for its national symbol - whether the familiar outline at the heart of the capital should be restored as it was or given a modern twist.

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