Doctors: Miracle in Charcoal Alley

Even in an affluent middle-class suburb, the modern, modular, $1,500,000 medical building would stand out. Along its cool white corridors hangs a collection of paintings that phase from photographic realism to violent impressionism. But many of the paintings, done by artists living in the neighborhood the medical building serves, are tinged with bitterness against white authority and the Government. For the building is the new Watts Health Center, smack in the middle of "Charcoal Alley," scene of the fiery Negro riots of 1965.

That the building exists at all is no less a miracle...

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