John Cale of the Velvet Underground lived here in 1964. Bandmate Lou Reed was a frequent visitor. Songs such as "Heroin" and "I'm Waiting for the Man" were written here. Rent was $25 a month. This information is from the New York Times, 2/23/20, at p. Metro 6. See also, https://www.spin.com/2013/10/lou-reeds-new-york-city-the-velvets-stomping-grounds-today/131029-lou-reed-new-york-city-3/.