NEW YORK CITY — Downtown Brooklyn is the city's coolest neighborhood — literally.
The neighborhood topped a list of areas featuring the most rental units with central air conditioning, according to StreetEasy.
The real estate website pulled data from rental listings between March 31 to mid-July of this year to show which neighborhoods offered the highest density of apartments that come with central AC.
The highest number of listings with central air were in Brooklyn, with only one neighborhood in Manhattan and one in Queens making the top 10.
The city’s coolest neighborhood is Downtown Brooklyn, with 43 percent of rental listings — or 303 units — offering constant cool.
Stuyvesant Heights in Bed-Stuy ranked second, with 23 percent of listings (261 units) including central air conditioning. While the area is made up mainly of brownstones, a large share of units are in recently renovated multi-family homes, according to StreetEasy. New residents can usually also find a cool rent deal in this neighborhood, as the median asking rent is $2,395 per month.
Hunter’s Point in Queens came in third with 22.3 percent of rentals (236 units) featuring central air. The only Queens neighborhood on the list, Hunter’s Point has seen a massive amount of development in recent years, making it a safe bet that apartment hunters will find a new, amenity-filled buildings, according to StreetEasy.
Number four on the list was Bushwick, with 22 percent (570 units) including central AC. While there are fewer new developments in Bushwick than in Williamsburg, many of the rentals available are in recently renovated multi-family homes, the site noted.
Next up was Williamsburg, with 20 percent of rentals (667 units) having central air. The housing stock is mixed in Williamsburg, with cheaper apartments in old, untouched buildings or modern units in swanky new developments.
The only Manhattan neighborhood on the list was Midtown South at No. 6, with 19.31 percent of listings (381 units) offering a constant stream of cool air.
Greenpoint, Bed-Stuy, East Williamsburg and Crown Heights rounded out the list, with 19, 17, 15 and 14 percent of listings offering central air AC, respectively.