In 1900 a building of a men’s gymnasium was built in Volodymyr-Volynskyi, it was built in a brick style of red unplastered brick.
In the early twentieth century Mykola Rokytskyi (1901-1944), a native of the village of Zarichchya in the Volodymyr-Volynskyi district, studied at this educational institution. He became a well-known monumental artist and the author of many monumental works in Kyiv, Kharkiv and Odessa. One of his most famous frescoes – “Apple Tree” is stored in the Lviv National Museum named after A. Sheptytsky.
In the 30s of the twentieth century Jerzy Antczak, a well-known Polish director living in the United States and an Oscar winner, studied in this room. On some bricks of the house you can read the names of students in Polish, made by high school students who studied in the 30s of the twentieth century