About NW Portland
Northwest Portland includes everything north of Burnside and west of the Willamette River. The Pearl District is one of the wealthiest neighborhoods of the city which is occupied by art galleries, restaurants and retail stores. Areas further west of the Pearl District include the Alphabet District and NW 23rd Ave. This is major shopping area with darling boutiques and restaurants. It extends out North of Highway 26 into neighborhoods such as Forest Hills, and Cedar Mill.