(70 ILCS 1545/3) (from Ch. 105, par. 333.53)
    Sec. 3. On the effective date, the title to, control and jurisdiction of all parks, bathing beaches, bathing bath houses and playgrounds under the jurisdiction of the city, including in each case park and playground equipment and facilities, shall be vested in the park district. All such parks and playgrounds shall be public parks and the responsibility for their maintenance, management, supervision and operation shall be in the park district. The park district shall have the same powers in respect to the parks and playgrounds so transferred as it exercises over all parks and playgrounds under its control and jurisdiction.
(Source: Laws 1957, p. 1075.)