This was always going to happen.

Bowie Street in Austin, Texas has been rebranded David Bowie Street by an anonymous fan. The change, obviously, isn’t here to stay but the Austin Transportation Department says it will keep the sign up for a few more days, in recognition of “everything David Bowie for all he did for the music industry and more.”

“To this end, we will leave the sign up until Tuesday, January 19, so our community can enjoy the makeshift memorial a few days longer”, the department continues. “At that time we will have to replace it with the real street name sign.” [via KVUEMashable]

There’s also a petition at large to change the street Bowie lived on in Berlin to Bowie Street. His old flat at Hauptstrasse 155 was covered in flowers on the day his death was announced.




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