Long-delayed housing development site near Lake Merritt in Oakland hits the market


Mark Borsuk had tall ambitions to transform a parking garage in downtown Oakland into a 37-story, 395-foot residential tower dubbed the Alice Street Energy Harvester.

Borsuk discussed building the tower for more than 10 years and told the Business Times in 2010 that he wanted to complete the project by his 70th birthday on Jan. 26, 2016.

City records show that Borsuk never even submitted an application for the development.

Now, the site is on the market. The property, at 1439-43 Alice St.…

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