Rick Santorum

Last Word the new-look PBK, Jan. 9

New-look PBK

I am writing in response to Saturday’s Last Word item on the proposed new Phi Beta Kappa building, which ended “I do not care what is inside, but the outside should reflect the tradition of the area.” I disagree. Unlike Carlton Abbott's Muscarelle Museum, which is too small to make the statement it deserves, the new PBK will be large and impressive. It will face Jamestown Road and will not affect the non-style architecture on either side. After all, this is the 21st century.

I have heard that the community needs a first-class auditorium/theater to attract events that now will not come to Williamsburg. I am not sure the new Phi Beta Kappa Hall is much bigger and,...

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