(65 ILCS 5/11-45.1-2)
(from Ch. 24, par. 11-45.1-2)
For the purpose of establishing such cultural centers, the corporate
authorities may acquire all necessary real and personal property by
purchase, lease, gift or eminent domain. They may lease portions of a
cultural center to any not-for-profit organization engaged in activities
within the purview of cultural centers established under this division. The
terms and periods of such lease shall be those deemed appropriate by the
corporate authorities, provided that no lease may exceed 5 years. The
corporate authorities may also lease up to 25% of the floor area of any
cultural center to persons, organizations or corporations engaged in
noncultural activities, for the purpose of rendering auxiliary services.
Such as food dispensing, automobile parking, sale of books, records or
publications, and other necessary activities convenient for the use of the
cultural centers by the public.
(Source: P.A. 76-211.)