SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — A polytechnic high school is set to become the newest tenant in a massive South Bend building that once served as the Studebaker Corp.'s main assembly plant.
The Purdue Polytechnic High School South Bend will open its doors this fall to 125 ninth-grade students at the former automotive plant that's part of entrepreneur
Kevin Smith’s Renaissance District technology park. Studebaker shuttered its automotive assembly line in 1963, leaving 25,000 people unemployed.