Sinatra's death late Thursday of a massive heart attack, fans are creating
shrines in his memory at spots throughout the nation that will forever
be linked with the former Rat Packer.
Los Angeles, fans are leaving flowers at his star on Hollywood's "walk
of fame." Black banners have been hung outside Sinatra's old record company,
at his Beverly Hills mansion, the flowers keep arriving, and a constant
stream of friends have come to pay their respects to the Sinatra family.
had not visited his hometown of Hoboken, New Jersey, since 1985,
but the townspeople are mourning his death as if their favorite son
star located on the spot where the singer's childhood home once stood has
become a shrine since his death was announced. Fans and hometown friends
leave flowers, cards and other keepsakes.
the Hudson River from Sinatra's hometown lies the city that never
made it there, and everywhere, and the city that never sleeps showed its
eternal gratefulness Friday by lighting the Empire State Building in blue,
in honor of "Ol' Blue Eyes."
the Friars Club, where Sinatra was in charge for two decades, the
flag flew at half-staff. In its lobby, a photo of Sinatra was adorned with
a black ribbon.
at Yankee Stadium, before Friday night's game, there was a moment of silence
to commemorate Sinatra.
Las Vegas The glittering lights along the city's famous strip were dimmed
for a minute Friday night in his honor.
adapted from a report from CNN.