"the hulking man snarled at him in a thick Ottakring worker's accent"
Ottakring, 1920
Public DomainOttakring, 1920
Österreichische Nationalbibliothek

     Ottakring is in the 16th District of Vienna. The former village of Ottakring was annexed into Vienna proper in 1892. At the time of the story, Ottakring was was an area of industies and factories, the population primarily working class. It is still a manufacturing center and includes the Ottakring Brewery and coffee giant Julius Meinl as its most famous businesses.