(70 ILCS 1505/1) (from Ch. 105, par. 333.1)
    Sec. 1. The Chicago Park District shall be created and established immediately upon the adoption of this act as hereinafter provided. Such park district shall be in succession to all park districts now existing within the territory included within the proposed Chicago Park District and shall exercise control over and supervise the operation of all parks, boulevards, ways and other public property now under the jurisdiction of any of said park districts. The Chicago Park District shall comprise all of the City of Chicago and such territory located without the corporate limits of the City of Chicago as may be included in any existing park district lying partly within and partly without the limits of such city.
(Source: Laws 1933, p. 725.)