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The Institute closed on Friday, Jan. 3 in response to a snowstorm that blanketed the northeast with large amounts of snow. Here, a snow-shoveling crew takes a break in Lobby 7 on Friday afternoon. Ismael Imul, one of the members of the crew, said that they started clearing snow from walkways around 5:00 a.m., and they had stopped around 2:30 p.m. because the snow had stopped falling. He said they were expecting to start again in the evening if the snow returned.

The Institute closed on Friday, Jan. 3 in response to a snowstorm that blanketed the northeast with large amounts of snow. Here, a snow-shoveling crew takes a break in Lobby 7 on Friday afternoon. Ismael Imul, one of the members of the crew, said that they started clearing snow from walkways around 5:00 a.m., and they had stopped around 2:30 p.m. because the snow had stopped falling. He said they were expecting to start again in the evening if the snow returned.