The building is located in the heart of the historic center of Venice, in the district of San Marco, and is about 300 meters from the Rialto Bridge.
The main facade faces directly with a water door on the Canal Grande, the main city canal.
The left side façade directly overlooks the Rio di San Luca.
Access from the ground is from the Ramo Contarini.
It is convenient for transport: the "Rialto" vaporetto stop is located at distance of 250 meters and the vaporetto stop "Sant'Angelo" is 500 meters away.
The main facade of the building is characterized by the flowery Gothic style of the first noble floor, dating back to the mid-15th century, the period of construction.
The building was then raised and transformed in subsequent eras. In detail, the building consists of:
- a ground floor partially surmounted by a mezzanine in the side parts;
-two double-height noble floors;
-a lower top floor that extends over the rear part of the building.
●Regulatory constraints
Landscape constraint:
-D.Lgs. 42/2004 art.157 (Landscape Heritage - Notable public interest);
-D.Lgs. 42/2004 art.157 (Areas at archaeological risk of the Venice Lagoon);
-D.Lgs. 42/2004 art.157 (Archaeological risk areas).
Cultural, seismic:
-D.Lgs. 42/2004 art.128 (Cultural heritage - Notifications of previous legislation);
- Seismic constraint O.P.C.M. n. 3274/2003.
ENAC approved air navigation restrictions area:
-Area subject to limitation for the construction of eolic power plants;
-Area subject to limitation for the construction of landfills or sources for attracting wildlife;
-Constraint area relating to obstacles for air navigation - external horizontal surface.
●Environmental situation
●Value estimation by the owner Institution
€ 13,760,000.00
●Use destination according to Plan regulations
C - Pre-nineteenth-century original with tricellular front (extract)
Part III - Compatible destinations of use

(1) On all floors: housing; collective housing; offices; museums; exhibition venues; libraries; archives; associative equipment.
(2) On the ground floor: crafts; retail; public exercises.
(3) On all floors, provided that at least one of them has an usable surface of more than 200 square meters, and on condition that each house in the same building unit has separate access: hotel accommodation; extra-hotel accommodation used for exclusive hospitality.
(4) They are allowed, even in the presence of useful surfaces less than sqm. 200, expansions of hotel accommodation activities existing at the date of adoption of the present variation provided they are within the single building unit.

P.N.: The City Council Resolution no. 25 of 15 June 2017 submits the change of intended use, whether for hotel or complementary use, to a building permit in derogation.