(70 ILCS 210/4)
(from Ch. 85, par. 1224)
It shall be the duty of the Authority:
(a) To promote, operate, and maintain fairs, expositions, meetings, and
conventions from time to time in the metropolitan area, to arrange,
finance, operate, maintain and otherwise provide for industrial,
commercial, cultural, educational, trade, and scientific exhibits and
events, and to construct, equip, and maintain grounds, buildings, and
facilities for those purposes. In addition to the rights and powers
specified in Section 5, the Authority is granted all rights and powers
necessary to perform such duties.
(b) To carry out or otherwise provide for the recreational, cultural,
commercial, or residential development of Navy Pier and to construct,
equip, and maintain grounds, buildings, and facilities for those purposes.
(Source: P.A. 86-17; 87-733.)