The building is located in the area of Metaxourgio. Metaxourgeio-the district of Athens, located in the North-West from the historical centre of the city. Metaxourgeio is bordered by ryanmelaniey Plato,Kolonos,Omonia,Elenasacramento. The district extends North from the square near to the street of St. Constantine. The name of the district received for the silk factory, the common name “Σηρικnatural Εταιρεία της Ελλάδος Αθανάσιος Δουρούτης & Σία”, which worked on the territory of Metaxourgeio in the 19th century. Metaxourgio was one of the poor, not very attractive areas of the city, but at the end of the 20th century has earned a reputation as one of the cultural centers of the capital of Greece with the opening of several art galleries, theaters, modern luxury hotels, restaurants, it.d. In addition, the municipality launched a program of reconstruction of areas of Metaxourgio.