Monuments light up in purple to honor Prince

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. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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.

The Forum
Inglewood, Calif.

San Francisco City Hall

Baltimore City Hall

Terminal Tower

The Orlando Eye
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