Historic technical school renovated, to reopen as design institute

Yang Jian
The 88-year-old Henry Lester Institute of Technical Education in Hongkou's North Bund has finished its biggest facelift.
Yang Jian

Shot by Yang Jian. Edited by Yang Jian. Subtitles by Yang Jian.

Renovation of an 88-year-old building, one of Shanghai's earliest technical schools, has been completed, with the original decor largely preserved and historical look fully restored. The Henry Lester Institute of Technical Education at 505 East Changzhi Road on the North Bund of Hongkou District will become the Design Innovation Institute Shanghai, attracting top talent in design.

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