Clean-up of the vacant lot on the corner of Telegraph and Haste took place last September.

As legal proceedings begin, progress remains stalled for vacant lot

Development at the vacant lot at 2501 Haste Street along Telegraph Avenue remains stalled, despite Friday’s court hearing between the city of Berkeley and the lot’s owner. Last September, the city decided to foreclose on the lot’s $641,000 lien, claiming owner Kenneth Sarachan did not submit a complete permit application
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The western view of the building.

Plans for vacant Telegraph lot meet obstacles

The designs for a new project that would fill a long-vacant lot on Telegraph Avenue have been completed but will have to face some obstacles before any plans can come to fruition. Although it has been empty for about 20 years, the lot — at 2501 Haste St. — could soon
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