Station And Roses?
Q: "How did Portland's Pearl District get its name and when?" The way I remember it, it was always just "Northwest Portland" or "the Burnside area" (depending on how derogatory you were being, since referring to the street carried an implication of the bums/winos/homeless who lived there). But then, I was a suburbanite, and so the fine points might have missed me. Is the Pearl District just the gentrification of the area between Union Station and Roses? How far north does it go? Is the theater in the Armory any good? How ridiulous are the loft prices? Have double lattes replaced fish and chips?
A: A good place to start is: