There are crack houses, there are serious crack houses, and then there is the wonder that is 838 53rd st. If there was a video game where at the end of each level you battled against a crack house, 838 53rd st would be the final boss and it would be so hard that even the most skilled gamers would thrown down their controllers in defeat.
Fencing of stolen goods? YES!
Underage prostitution! HELL YES!
People yelling and fighting in the street at all hours! YOU BECHA!
There are often so many people buying crack at once that it creates a backlog of traffic in the street, like a well established drive-thru crack restaurant with a full menu of illegal wares. Apparently this is A-OK with the city of Oakland because this crack house has been growing at an alarming pace despite numerous reports from neighbors.