Sky Lake, 1960

Dublin Core

Title

Sky Lake, 1960

Alternative Title

Sky Lake

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Real estate--Florida

Description

Sky Lake, Florida, during its early phases of construction in 1960. Sky Lake is a residential community and unincorporated area in Orange County, Florida. It is located approximately seven miles south of Downtown Orlando between Lancaster Road and Sand Lake Road. The community was developed in late 1950s and 1960s by Hymen Lake. Houses originally sold in the range of $10,000 to $15,000. In the 1970s, Sky Lake became one of the first housing developments to be racially integrated. The community was originally proposed to include one thousand homes within the middle of the square mile block and a ring of commercial developments along the perimeter.

Source

Original 8 x 10 inch black and white photographs, September 26, 1960: Pine Castle Historical Society, Pine Castle, Florida.

Date Created

1960-09-26

Date Submitted

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Contributor

Lake, Harriett

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 8 x 10 inch black and white photographs, September 26, 1960.

Is Part Of

Sky Lake Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Medium

8 x 10 inch black and white photographs

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Sky Lake, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by the Pine Castle Historical Society and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Curator

Barnes, Mark

Digital Collection

Source Repository

External Reference

Tracy, Jane. "Harriett and Hymen Lake .'" Orlando Memory, March 11, 2014, http://dc.ocls.info/memory/image/harriett-and-hymen-lake.

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

5 black and white photographs

Physical Dimensions

8 x 10 inches

Locations

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