East Lake was planned in 1886 by the East Lake Land Company to help sell home sites to the men who came in the 1870's to work in Birmingham's steel industry. First named Lake Como, after the lake in the Italian Alps, it soon came to be called East Lake. Using water from Roebuck Springs and Village Creek this 45 acre man – made lake, within a 100 acre park, enhanced the area by providing a year round pleasure resort.
In a short time East Lake Park became a major recreational center of the
1st Avenue North & 84th St North, Birmingham, AL 35206
ALBUQUERQUE LITTLE THEATRE
Aug 24, 2019
© 2019 - Create Birmingham. All Rights Reserved.