In death, Portland drag queen Darcelle XV sees street temporarily renamed

Posted on AllSides March 25th, 2023
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Portland’s most famous drag queen has been honored with an unauthorized street renaming outside the club where she performed for more than half a century. For 24 hours, at least, Northwest Davis Street has been renamed Northwest Darcelle XV Street. Walter W. Cole Sr, who became legendary as the drag queen Darcelle XV at the club Darcelle XV Showplace, died Thursday at age 92. A supporter of Darcelle installed the specialized street sign Friday at the corner of Northwest Third Avenue, according to a tweet by BikePortland. The person named...

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