Originally, the Alden was built to be a hotel and so the residents can expect hotel style living in this building. It may be an old building but it is still one of the most elegantly designed in Manhattan. Among all the residential buildings in New York, this one offers the most number of units. There are 361 units all. All residents enjoy a very convenient location because of easy access to public transportation. It is near the subways stations and cross town buses. However, the location is also very quiet so residents can live peacefully even in this busy city. If residents want to sit back and relax, they can go to the building’s rooftop deck and enjoy the spectacular view of the Central Park.