The main building of the Kiev Order of Lenin Polytechnic Institute 50th Anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution. Constructed in 1901 by architect I. Kitnera. The institute has about 32 thousand students. There are 20 faculties, the preparatory department, graduate school, branches with day, evening and correspondence courses.The main building of the Kiev Order of Lenin and the Order of the October Revolution State University named after Taras Shevchenko. The building was constructed in 1837 – 1842 years by the architect V. Beretta. During the years of Soviet power in the university has trained more than 80,000 professionals.