The Urban Legend

LegendCast: A farewell interview with Mark Salkind

LegendCast: A farewell interview with Mark Salkind

Lola McAllister and Kian Nassre

June 3, 2019

Do you wonder what a secret filing cabinet, a very bad demonstration of physics, and a LEED EBOM rating have to do with Mark Salkind? Are you curious about how Urban has transformed in the past few decades from a school in the realm of the alternative to a highly competitive beacon of learning? Do you...

Unlocking Locker Culture at Urban

Unlocking Locker Culture at Urban

Clementine Daniel, Staff Writer

May 8, 2019

If you walk down the hallway at the Urban School, you’ll see rows of dark blue lockers just like any other high school, but one thing might stand out: there are almost no locks.   At Freshman Orientation, each student is given a locker number, code, and combination lock. These locks, however, oft...

Urban students react to new Salkind Center

Colin Heath, Editor-in-Chief of Online

November 2, 2016

After 15 months of construction, the Mark Salkind center, Urban’s largest physical expansion in its history, is complete. The building was designed by the architecture firm Pfau Long. According to the firm, the building adds 25,850 square feet of usable space (an expansion of over 50 percent) in the form...

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