Monuments light up in purple to honor Prince

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



Superdome
New Orleans

The Mercedes-Benz Superdome is lit up in the color purple in New Orleans on April 21.

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The Forum
Inglewood, Calif.



San Francisco City Hall



Baltimore City Hall



Terminal Tower
Cleveland



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