we have a consulate there already.
More on the consulate. The consulate is near the Damascus gate to the old city and the arab quarter. There are middle class residences n the neighborhood and a commercial district.
Christian Armenians do perimeter security and greet you when you walk by or come to enter the compound.
On the corners are large kiosks with israeli soldiers which full armament. Inside, as with all embassies, are US marines providing internal security.