Zaharna fabrika quarter is in the northwestern part of the city of Sofia. On the north, east and south of it are industrial areas. On the southwest is Slivnitsa Blvd. and Zapaden /Western/ park. There is a lot of greenery around the old brick buildings. Almost all indistrial enterprises situated in the north, east and south parts of the quarter do not manifacture anymore, that is why there are no ecological problems.
There are various types of residential buildings in the quarter. There are old four-storey blocks built in the 40s. In the past were built mostly 5-6 storey red brick residential buildings, 4 and 8 storey panel blocks as well as high rise buildings. Some of the newer red brick buildings situated close to Slivnitsa Blvd. were further co structed and the apartments in the last sections were enlarged. The oldest residential buidlings are situated in the central and southeastern parts of the quarter. The newer ones are along Kukush Str., close to the crossing on the street with Slivnitsa Blvd. and in the northern part of the Zaharna fabrika quarter.
Prof. Gavril Katsarov 110th secondary school, 79th Sintchets /Squill/ kindergaten, 21st Zora /Dawn/ kindergarten are situated in Zaharna fabrika quarter. St. Sofia Communal home for temporary accommodation of orphanages, Home for cultural veterans and the National centre for social rehabilitation are in the quarter. There is a post office. There is a supermarket in the quarter, on Kukush Str. Ilinden municipal hall is in 51A block of Zaharna fabrika quarter.
In the beginning of the industial zone is 7th Worker's polyclinic.