Front Entrance to Sky Lake

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Title

Front Entrance to Sky Lake

Alternative Title

Sky Lake Entrance

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Housing--Florida

Description

The main entrance to the Sky Lake, a residential community and unincorporated area in Orange County, Florida. The entrance is located at the intersection of Lancaster Road and Voltaire Drive. Sky Lake 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, May 16, 1967: Pine Castle Historical Society, Pine Castle, Florida.

Publisher

Southern Photoprint Service, Inc.

Date Created

1967-05-16

Date Copyrighted

1967-05-16

Contributor

Lake, Harriett

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original 8 x 10 inch black and white photographs, May 16, 1967.

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

Provenance

Originally published by Southern Photoprint Service, Inc.

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.

Contributing Project

Sky Lake Project

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.

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