Proust had noisy neighbors upstairs also. "This note from Proust reads: 'Allow me to thank you Madame, from the bottom of my heart and ask you to convey my regards to the doctor while laying my respectful homage at your feet.'"
*Proust letter from the WEBSITE of "Véritable légende vivante dans le Paris incandescent de la Belle Époque, la comtesse Greffulhe, née Élisabeth de Caraman-Chimay (1860-1952)" ; https://translate.google.com/translate?sl=fr&tl=en&js=y&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.comtessegreffulhe.fr%2Fmarcel-proust.html&edit-text=
Marcel Proust: Personal objects collected by Guérin. "'Proust’s Overcoat' tells the story of Jacques Guérin, a Parisian perfume magnate, who was obsessed with the works of Marcel Proust."(www.theparisreview.org)
No 6 is on the far right, with the one dormer window and the four 2nd-floor windows. Virginia Proust, Proust's paternal grandnother, lived on the second floor for more than twenty years...looking out her window onto the square. Illiers-Combray (28) – Place du marché | Flickr - Photo Sharing!