Professor answers questions about historical significance of the Notre Dame Cathedral

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A devastating fire engulfed the upper portion of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral while it was being renovated on Monday.

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This afternoon Professor Mitchell Schwarzer, from the California College of the Arts, stopped by the ABC7 News studio to answer a few questions about the historic landmark.

See the full interview with Dr. Schwarzer in the video player above.

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