$2.3M Columbia Heights condo sets neighborhood record

Columbia Heights has been one of the District’s hottest post-recession residential real estate markets, and the sale of a Girard Street condo just set a record for the neighborhood — by a long shot.Unit 7W, a 4,700-square-foot condo at the redeveloped The Helicopter Factory, has closed for $2.3 million, according to developer Brick Lane and partner Brook Rose Development.