Downtown Asheville under snow: photos ***Updated 5:02 p.m. Monday***

Downtown’s landmarks and streets were transformed by the snowstorm yesterday. Despite patches of ice and snow drifts, Ashevilleans turned out to enjoy (or brave) the second major snow fall in an unusually cold winter.

Winged lion standing guard outside the Grove Arcade

Line of trees in front of Grove Arcade

Pritchard Park transformed into a winter wonderland

Vance Monument, with city hall in the background

Parked in front of city-county plaza

College Street, heading towards the Beaucatcher Tunnel

Chicken Alley, turned into Ice Lane

Lexington Avenue

Rankin Avenue Parking Deck

Abandoned Old Europe courtyard, Sunday night

—Photos by David Forbes, staff writer

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