How Cities Are Showing Their Love For Prince Today

IRL tributes to the Purple One.

April 21, 2016
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After the news of Prince’s passing sunk in today, fans and celebrities alike took to social media to grieve for the fallen icon. But many IRL gestures have also been made to celebrate the legacy of the Purple One. Check out a few of these below:

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The Minnesota Twins draped Target Field in purple.


The I-35 Bridge in Minneapolis will be bathed in purple light tonight.


The First Avenue Club in Minneapolis, where Prince got his start, is hosting an all-night Prince dance party tonight.

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An electronic billboard honored Prince in Atlanta.


The Prince St. Station in NYC became a tribute site.

Just spotted this. And I made it more purple. #prince #nysubway #ripprince #soho

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New York's Apollo Theatre celebrated Prince's life with its marquee.

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IN HONOR OF THE BEAUTIFUL ONE • #PRINCE • NOTHING COMPARES 2 U • 1958-2016

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The Superdome in New Orleans is lit up for Prince.


A streetside memorial in Camden, London.


The marquee at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland, California, where Prince played an intimate piano performance in February.

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A rainbow over a memorial outside Prince's Paisley Park home in Chanhassen, Minnesota.


How Cities Are Showing Their Love For Prince Today