Last Pure Man in Brooklyn Sells OutS

Sellout news! Daniel Goldstein, the last Brooklyn guy who'd refused to sell his homes to make way for the massive and inevitable Atlantic Yards project, is selling his condo to the developer for $3 million—more than five times what he paid for it just seven years ago. Also as part of the agreement, Goldstein will reportedly "step down as spokesman for Develop Don't Destroy Brooklyn and not initiate rallies against the project." Goldstein fought the good fight and we're not knocking him one bit; we would have sold out long before bidding hit the $3 million mark. If nothing else, idealism can be used for economic gain! [NYT. Pic via]