Why the City of Light Is About to Get a Lot Greener – Atlas Obscura

A rendering of the Palais Garnier shows what the opera house will look like when it's ensconced in a grove.

An ambitious “urban forest” plan includes tree-planting near the city’s iconic landmarks.

Source: Why the City of Light Is About to Get a Lot Greener – Atlas Obscura

Notre-Dame Attic Was Known as ‘the Forest.’ And It Burned Like One. – The New York Times

To preserve the landmark cathedral’s design, officials chose not to install some fire-suppression systems features like firewalls and sprinklers.