Eighty percent of P.S. 191 students are disadvantaged in an area with apartments selling for millions.
A committee is considering changes to District 3's boundaries for easier admission to local schools.
The basketball courts, lighting, pathways, entrances and seating will all be updated under the plan.
The 16-year-olds were tracked by officers into the Lincoln Center subway station, police said.
Police are searching for a man they accuse of attempted kidnapping at the end of July.
Borough President Scott Stringer wants NYCHA to restructure and be controlled by the mayor.
NYCHA security upgrades, worth about $42 million, include new intercoms, cameras and electronic key tags.
A few Occupy Wall Street protesters joined the Granny Peace Brigade's silent vigil at Lincoln Center.
Fashion Week lasts seven days, but the style-heavy event ties up the streets near Lincoln Center for about six weeks.
A two-year wait for some repairs and elevators that are out of service for days topped residents' list of complaints.
Public housing officials will answer residents' concerns at a public meeting on Monday night.
Businesses are trying to lure fashionistas off the runways and into the neighborhood to spend money.
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