Historic Markers Across Alabama

East Lake Park

Marker ID: AHC 
Location: can be reached from 1st Avenue North (U.S. 11) south of 83rd Street North, Birmingham, Alabama
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 33° 34.224    W 086° 43.488
  33.5704    -86.7248
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMJXM8


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. U

End of East Lake Park