Ice forms on the shores of New York’s East River due to unusually low temperatures caused by the so-called polar vortex.
On Monday, a person walks past a snow-covered bus shelter in Chicago.
An aerial view of the city of Chicago.
The Chicago skyline is seen behind a large chunk of ice near North Avenue Beach.
The Chicago skyline and a freezing Lake Michigan are seen from the Museum Campus in Chicago.
Snow covers an Abraham Lincoln statue in Hackley Park in Muskegon, Michigan.
An exterior waterfall that froze overnight is seen at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.
Sunlight streams through the windows of the Waterman Opera House, Nebraska.
A city bench and other structures are covered in a thick layer of ice in Plattsmouth, Nebraska.
A snow encrusted bicycle with wind chills nearing minus 30 Fahrenheit in downtown Chicago.
St. Simon's on the Sound Episcopal Church's fountains is frozen over in Fort Walton Beach, Florida.
Here are the best bone-chilling shots of this week’s winter storm as it left its icy grip on many of the nation's top tourist haunts.