a pictorial tour of our neighborhood including histories of each home along with other interesting historical information


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crystal lake125 views* Crystal Lake is not considered as part of the Oak Crest neighborhood. It is not located within the original Oak Crest boundries.

The Corners At Crystal Lake Apartments are located on Reynolda Rd at the location of the former Richard Davis Estate. Richard Davis was a brother to Egbert L. Davis, Sr, who built his country estate, Sunnynoll Farm, a couple of blocks south of this location at the corner of Reynolda and Polo Rds.

The Richard Davis family had the Davis department store. There were also two lakes behind the house that stood on this property and Mr Davis built a swimming pool and dance hall between the two lakes that catered to the wealthy and affluent in the early years, then later became a favorite unique swimming pool for all of Winston-Salem to enjoy. It closed in the mid 1970's and was sold to build the apartment complex. The lakes, gazebo, and terraces are still intact today.
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crystal lake 2159 views* Crystal Lake is not considered as part of the Oak Crest neighborhood. It is not located within the original Oak Crest boundries.
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crystal lake 3157 viewsThis rock pillar was part of the original (Richard) Davis Estate that was once located on this property. There were four pilars like this and they were located on either side of driveway entrances of the circular driveway to the estate. Today they are on either side of the two entrances into the apartment complex.
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crystal lake 4154 views
crystal lake ~ between lakes.jpg
crystal lake ~ between lakes186 views
crystal lake ~ between lakes 2.jpg
crystal lake ~ between lakes 2157 views
crystal lake ~ between lakes bridge.jpg
crystal lake ~ between lakes bridge164 views
crystal lake ~ between lakes bridge 2.jpg
crystal lake ~ between lakes bridge 2176 views
crystal lake ~ bridge.jpg
crystal lake ~ bridge157 views
crystal lake ~ bridge 2.jpg
crystal lake ~ bridge 2154 views
crystal lake ~ current pool.jpg
crystal lake ~ current pool99 views
crystal lake ~ shelter.jpg
crystal lake ~ shelter94 views
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