By David Farley
I was standing at the pearly gates. OK, it was just a chain-link fence—more "purpley" than pearly—but to me they were majestic. In front of me was a bone-white, two-floor building akin to one you would find in a suburban office park.
But this was no ordinary, dull-looking office building. This was Paisley Park, Prince Rogers Nelson's two-story, all-in-one, 65,000 square-foot complex just outside of Minneapolis that has housed recording studios, a cavernous soundstage, a club, a studio for his fashion designers, a basketball court (shirts vs. blouses, anyone?) and his home. I was about to take a tour of the complex, which many people consider a sanctuary, as did Prince himself.
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