Monuments light up in purple to honor Prince

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Friday, April 22, 2016
The High Roller at The LINQ Promenade on the Las Vegas Strip is lit with purple lights in memory of recording artist Prince on April 21.
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As news of the death of music legend Prince spread Thursday, tributes honoring the icon began pouring in.

The 57-year-old superstar was known for his long and prolific music career, his mysterious persona and, of course, the color purple.

Thursday evening, monuments around the country, especially in his home state of Minnesota, lit up in his signature color in his honor.

Target Field

Minneapolis, Minnesota

I-35W Bridge

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Niagara Falls

The Capital Wheel

National Harbor, Maryland

Los Angeles City Hall


New Orleans

The Forum

Inglewood, Calif.

San Francisco City Hall

Baltimore City Hall

Terminal Tower


The Orlando Eye