(70 ILCS 1505/7.01) (from Ch. 105, par. 333.7-01)
    Sec. 7.01. The Chicago Park District, except as otherwise herein provided, may acquire, lay out, establish, construct, and maintain parks, driveways and boulevards in such district, and control, manage, and govern such parks, driveways and boulevards and the use thereof and exercise the powers stipulated in Section 15 hereof. The commissioners of such district constitute the corporate authorities thereof, and have full power to manage and control all the officers and property of the district, and all parks, driveways, boulevards and parkways maintained by such district or committed to its care and custody.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 3354.)