Listen, Chicago is a beautiful city. But that's easy to forget in the middle of the winter doldrums when the omnipresent rock salt permeates your shoes and there seems to be no hope for solace outside of an elderly soothsayer on the El who likens himself as a king.
Luckily, the Internet is here to remind us how gorgeous our town is. The above video is a compilation of time lapses taken over the last six months of 2015. It consists of about 30,000 pictures of the city and suburbs, and it should make you feel a touch better about living in a city that's home to some truly depressing winters.