Sky Lake, located approximately seven miles south of Downtown Orlando, Florida, between Lancaster Road and Sand Lake Road. This residential 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. This residential 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.
Original color photograph: Pine Castle Historical Society, Pine Castle, Florida.
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Digital reproduction of original color photograph.
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Sky Lake Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 color photograph
Sky Lake, Florida
Tracy, Jane. "Harriett and Hymen Lake .'" Orlando Memory, March 11, 2014, http://dc.ocls.info/memory/image/harriett-and-hymen-lake.