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

New Orleans

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

Gerald Herbert/AP Photo

The Forum
Inglewood, Calif.

San Francisco City Hall

Baltimore City Hall

Terminal Tower

The Orlando Eye
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