Eastlake Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
Eastlake is a Birmingham, Alabama neighborhood. This neighborhood follows a border of 1st Avenue North, starting at Interstate 20 and ending at 77th Street North. The easternmost road in Eastlake is London Avenue.
The area of 1st Avenue North is the primary business district for this neighborhood and the surrounding vicinity. Here, one finds a selection of stores that includes a grocery store, an auto parts store, a TV and appliance store, and more.
Eastlake is home to Elks Lodge 79. This lodge stays actively involved in the community, with programs for veterans and for area youth. Elks Lodge 79 has a fishing pool at its location on 2nd Avenue South, and one of its programs offers the fishing pool for entertaining a local orphanage. Senior scholarships, the Grand Lodge Hoop Shoot Program, Bingo with hospitalized veterans, and supplying third graders with dictionaries also keep the lodge active.
Not far from the lodge is the 88,000 square foot complex of Hill Crest Behavioral Health, a full-service psychiatric hospital. This hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission, America’s oldest and largest health care accrediting organization, setting high standards for its service.
Within about a half a mile or so from this hospital are the grounds of Ruffner Mountain Nature Center. This center began with only 28 acres, and now manages over 1,000 acres of Red Mountain Ridge. Intentions are to add still another 5 to 700 acres. This acreage serves as a sanctuary for native plants and animals. A number of educational programs are offered by the Ruffner Mountain Nature Center, both on and off-site, to educate students in the community.