Originally filmed September 2009
The Story: The Charles H. Shaw Technology and Learning Center is a $40 million adaptive reuse and restoration of the original Power House of the Sears, Roebuck and Co. world headquarters. It is part of the award-winning Homan Square community center campus. It is home to a charter public high school serving the families of North Lawndale and surrounding neighborhoods.
More Info: School’s website
An interesting article by Chicago Tribune’s architecture critic, Blair Kamin.
Here’s a photo gallery of the school.