[Chelsea Hotel]
[Foyer of the Chelsea Hotel]
The Chelsea Hotel

222 West 23rd Street
between Seventh and Eighth Avenues

Dylan lived in suite 2011, and one of his sons was born here (according to Ireland's Sunday Business Post), presumably in the mid- or late Sixties, but I am unsure of the dates. In "Sara", from the Desire album, Dylan mentions the hotel:
I can still hear the sounds of those Methodist bells
I'd taken the cure and had just gotten through
Stayin' up for days in the Chelsea Hotel
Writin' "Sad-Eyed Lady of the Lowlands" for you
The Hotel Chelsea was Manhattan's first co-operative apartment building, and about three-quarters of the rooms are still for permanent residents. Despite its bohemiam reputation (and the absurdly broke residents depicted in the recent film Chelsea Walls), The Chelsea Hotel is not exactly cheap: $150-$250 per night for a single, but then, most Manhattan hotels are in that range. If you'd like to stay in a hotel where Dylan once lived for slightly less, try the Washington Square Hotel, which was called the Hotel Earle when Dylan stayed in room 305 in the early Sixties.

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