Tony Pass has fond memories of 'iconic' structure
Following a well-documented fire at the Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, and the subsequent extensive damage to the building, Manx Radio sought the views of a buildings expert on the incident.
Tony Pass is a local architect, but also a former chair of the Manx National Heritage board of trustees.
Mr Pass reflected on the event with Dollin Mercer, less than 48 hours after it hit the headlines internationally.
Included in their chat, you'll hear how the building itself has been of personal influence, interest, intrigue and inspiration to him:
And you can see the hand-drawn, pencil sketch from his teenage years here: