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24 photos of Chicago covered in snow

Our photographers were outside to capture this weekend’s snowstorm, from neighbors helping each other shovel out cars in Pilsen to the kids sledding down a hill in Grant Park.

Residents clean off their cars and shovel snow in Pilsen on Sunday.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times

Chicago turned into a winter wonderland over the weekend as a major storm dumped nearly a foot of snow on the city.

By Monday morning, 11.4 inches of snow had fallen at Midway Airport and 10.8 inches at O’Hare Airport, according to the National Weather Service.

Our photographers were outside to capture the moment, from neighbors helping each other shovel out cars in Pilsen to the kids sledding down a hill in Grant Park.

One woman was seen taking photos of her little black dog dressed in a tartan coat. In another photo, a man rides his bike down a snowy hill.

Here are 24 photos of the weekend snowstorm from Sun-Times photographers Pat Nabong, Anthony Vazquez and Tyler LaRiviere:

A person walks by with a shovel in Pilsen.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
People cross a snowy street in Pilsen on Sunday.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
A group of neighbors shovel out a car that was covered in snow.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
A kid sleds down a hill near the John Alexander Logan Monument at Grant Park in the Loop on Saturday afternoon.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
A person clears off their front steps in Pilsen.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
Emma Penalver catches snow with her tongue at the Buckingham Fountain in the Loop.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
Gresly and Marcela Pina play in the snow at Buckingham Fountain in the Loop.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
A person rides a bike down a hill at Grant Park.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
Mounds of snow on the sidewalk in Pilsen.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
People shovel snow in Pilsen.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
A family plays in the snow in the Loop.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
A person walks a dog near the John Alexander Logan Monument at Grant Park.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
Someone shovels their front steps in Pilsen.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
A person shovels their sidewalk in Pilsen.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
People sled down a hill near the John Alexander Logan Monument at Grant Park.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
A person takes a picture of her dog.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
A couple walks together in the Loop.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
Residents clean off their cars and shovel snow in Pilsen.
Anthony Vazquez/Sun-Times
People play in the snow near the John Alexander Logan Monument at Grant Park in the Loop.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
People walk near Grant Park in the Loop, Saturday afternoon, Jan. 30, 2021.
People walk near Grant Park in the Loop, Saturday afternoon.
Pat Nabong/Sun-Times
Charles Smart, left, adds more snow to a wall of a snow fort as his sons Padraig Smart, center, and Griffin Smart watches, at Nichols Park in the Hyde Park neighborhood
Charles Smart, left, adds more snow to a wall of a snow fort as his sons Padraig Smart, center, and Griffin Smart watches, at Nichols Park in the Hyde Park neighborhood, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Sawyer French shoves snow into a pile to create a snow fort for Sina, grey, and Ava, pink, Doostar at Nichols Park in the Hyde Park neighborhood
Sawyer French shoves snow into a pile to create a snow fort for Sina, grey, and Ava, pink, Doostar at Nichols Park in the Hyde Park neighborhood, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
Emilio Madrusan, foreground, packs a snow brick mold full of snow as his younger brother Camilo Madrusan and father Ignacio Madrusan construct a snow fort at Nichols Park in the Hyde Park neighborhood
Emilio Madrusan, foreground, packs a snow brick mold full of snow as his younger brother Camilo Madrusan and father Ignacio Madrusan construct a snow fort at Nichols Park in the Hyde Park neighborhood, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times
A man walks by a snowman that was built sitting on a bench, at Nichols Park in the Hyde Park neighborhood
A man walks by a snowman that was built sitting on a bench, at Nichols Park in the Hyde Park neighborhood, Monday, Feb. 1, 2021.
Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times