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Everything Is Turning Purple In Honor Of Prince

"The sky was all purple / There were people runnin' everywhere"

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The Interstate 35 Mississippi River bridge in Minneapolis

#RIPPrince The I-35W Bridge will reign purple tonight.

The Lowry Avenue Bridge in Hennepin County, Minnesota

Lowry Ave. Bridge will be lit purple tonight as we mourn w/ the world the loss of a true artist & a beloved MN son.


Target Field, home of the Minnesota Twins

Fitting that it's raining in Minneapolis today.

US Bank Tower in Los Angeles

Prince. RIP. #PrinceRIP #mydayinLA #usbt #purple @LATimescitybeat @LAist @USBankTower

New York City's Hard Rock in Times Square

Space, via NASA

A purple nebula, in honor of Prince, who passed away today.


Downtown Chicago

Chicago skyline lights up in purple tonight to honor the memory of Prince.

Los Angeles City Hall

We lit City Hall purple to pay respect to a legend. #PrinceRIP

Terminal Tower in Cleveland

Honoring @prince here in Cleveland #RIPPrince


New York's Prince Street Station

Instagram: @hsawikin

The Omni Hotel in Dallas

Downtown Dallas Texas, last night. #PurpleRain #PrinceRIP #Prince #OmniHotel #Dallas #Texas

San Francisco City Hall

"Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today to get through this thing called life"...#RIPPrince


Zakim Bridge in Boston

The #ZakimBridge in #Boston is lit purple tonight in honor of #Prince. #RIPPrince #PurpleRain @universalhub

The Indianapolis Power & Light Company

#IPLlights will turn purple tonight to honor #Prince, a beloved musician and icon gone too soon. #RIPprince


Burns Bridge in Worcester, Massachusetts

#Worcester #Shrewsbury tonight: #BurnsBridge. #PrinceRIP

And BuzzFeed's New York offices

The lights in the hallways on every floor at @BuzzFeed HQ have been turned to purple in honor of Prince.

Claudia Koerner is a national reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in Los Angeles.

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