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style of furniture, 1878, often a mere debased Gothic, but at its best inspired by English designer Charles Locke Eastlake (1836-1906) and his book "Hints on Household Taste."I find American tradesmen continually advertising what they are pleased to call 'Eastlake' furniture, with the production of which I have had nothing whatever to do, and for the taste of which I should be very sorry to be considered responsible [C.L. Eastlake, 1878]

Eastlake, OH -- U.S. city in Ohio
Population (2000): 20255
Housing Units (2000): 8310
Land area (2000): 6.396620 sq. miles (16.567168 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.121347 sq. miles (0.314287 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 6.517967 sq. miles (16.881455 sq. km)
FIPS code: 23618
Located within: Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
Location: 41.661046 N, 81.435408 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Eastlake, OH
Eastlake, MI -- U.S. village in Michigan
Population (2000): 441
Housing Units (2000): 209
Land area (2000): 1.183475 sq. miles (3.065185 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.333528 sq. miles (0.863833 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 1.517003 sq. miles (3.929018 sq. km)
FIPS code: 24060
Located within: Michigan (MI), FIPS 26
Location: 44.245498 N, 86.293943 W
ZIP Codes (1990):
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
Eastlake, MI

Eastlake may refer to:

Eastlake (surname)

Eastlake is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • Charles Eastlake (1836–1906), architect and furniture designer
  • Sir Charles Lock Eastlake (1793–1865), 19th-century English painter
  • Cyril Eastlake (1930–2007), New Zealand rugby league footballer
  • Darrell Eastlake (born 1942), Australian sports commentator
  • Elizabeth Eastlake (1809–1893), British art critic and art historian
  • William Eastlake (1917–1997), American writer

Usage examples of "eastlake".

The front hall is empty of everything except the Larrabie ancestral furniture, Eastlake pier table and carved mahogany side chairs clinging to the wall like huge, submissive beasts.

He opened the door and escorted Captain Eastlake, a slight figure in his green Class A uniform, to the front of the court.

She walked around the defense table and handed Eastlake a piece of paper.

Major Sanders looked up at Eastlake, who was still in the witness chair.

As Eastlake stood and walked out of the court, the members of the court-martial board followed him with their eyes.

To the left of the door was an Eastlake cabinet with a retractable tin counter and a built-in flour bin and sifter.

Colt automatic with walnut stocks, wedged behind the Eastlake cabinet.

On three Eastlake easels rested loose yellow leaves of what I now knew to be vellum, each the size of a page from a world atlas and crusted over with elaborately wrought lettering in gold and tarnished silver and crushed semiprecious stones.

She walked over to stand in front of the ebonized Eastlake mantel and tilted her head back to study the grainy black-and-white photo.

As their limousine pulled into line to await its turn, Kit imagined the scene at the start of the Mauve Decade when the Jerome had been modern and new, when its Eastlake decor had been the height of fashion, when its elevator, its electric lights, its hot and cold running water, its indoor plumbing, and its French chef were the talk of the town.

The bed on which she sat was a carved mahogany Eastlake half-tester, made up with a quilted satin bedcover and piled with gaudy fringed pillows, more than enough to suffocate under.

Grote and Thirlwall, Eastlake the painter, Yates the actor, and Macnaghten, afterwards murdered at Cabul, while Havelock was with the force on the way to relieve him.

I can explain, for to-day in the Eastlake Hospital, I was with a dying man, who confessed that about a year and a half ago he was standing idly on the docks, when he saw a gentleman suddenly struck on the back of his head by the swinging arm of a huge crane, used for lifting heavy weights to and from the shipping.

Located in the less-trodden area of Geyserville, but a few minutes from all the winery action, this beautifully restored 1870 Eastlake Stick-style Victorian home has three things going for it: value, an attractive and unique setting, and a gracious and helpful staff.

I finally got to the Roanoke Exit on the freeway and made my way to the restaurant by the same name on Eastlake at the bottom of the hill.