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Temple Sponsored Edge

About this Residence Hall

University Housing and Residential Life is committed to offering our students diverse environments to live, learn and grow as members of the North Philadelphia community.

Given the limited availability of on-campus, traditional housing, University Housing and Residential Life may enter into agreements with properties adjacent to campus that offer many of the same amenities and features that are traditional on-campus residence halls offer. University Housing and Residential Life has partnered with the Edge Avenue North complex to offer additional beds for its on-campus population. Details about these properties can be found on this page. 

The Edge Avenue North
1601 North 15th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19121

Edge’s website

Edge Room Diagram


Common amenities

  • Dedicated live-on staff throughout building including Resident Assistants (RA) on each floor and 2 master's-level professional Resident Directors (RDs)
  • 3 Elevators
  • Common laundry rooms – $1.50 wash and $1.50 dry; machines are coin and credit card operated
  • Kitchenette in each unit – mini-sink, 2 electric burners, and one microwave
  • Air conditioner in each bedroom
  • XL mattresses and beds are not adjustable
  • Single or double-bedrooms throughout the building
  • All beds are non-adjustable and are 20 inches from the ground
  • Closet dimensions: 33.5in width X 83in height X 21.5in depth

Meet our staff
Alyson Fox
Resident Director of Floors 5-8

Vincent Scarfo
Resident Directorof Floors 2-4

Property Details

Property Description

Property Type:

Gender Segregated by Apartment

Total Units:


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Location Highlights

Located 1 block from our main campus, The Edge Avenue North complex houses approximately 375 on-campus students on 3 floors.  The Edge Avenue North complex provides 24/7 monitored security access and Resident Assistants on each on-campus floor.  Residents live in 1 or 2 person bedrooms in a 1 or 2-person unit with a common bathroom and kitchenette.

Property Features


  • Elevator
  • Community Laundry Room


  • Controlled Access


  • No On-Site Facilities

Units May Feature


  • Air Conditioning
  • Cable Ready
  • Carpeting
  • Handicap Access Units Available
  • Flat Screen TV in Each Apartment


  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Two-Burner Stove Top