Temple and Drexel Reach Out With Upscale Dorms

February 21, 2013

Drexel touts upscale furniture, double beds, privacy walls, full kitchens, high-definition golf simulators, and, soon, a nearby Shake Shack. Temple touts low student-to-bathroom ratios and lounges that create two-floor gathering spots with high ceilings, big views, and 70-inch screens. But behind both loaded dormitory towers now being built for students drawn to these popular urban schools - and for their demanding parents - is a common goal: an ingathering from the neighborhoods, a reinjection of residential life on campus.

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