New York Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Sec. § 21.01
Special Definitions


As used or referred to in this article, all terms shall have the meanings set forth in section 20.03 of this chapter, except that the following terms shall have the following meanings:

1.

"City" shall mean the city of New York.

2.

"Mayor" shall mean the mayor of the city.

3.

"Participating cultural institution" shall mean any person formed other than for profit which operates or makes available a cultural facility in the city, including but not limited to museums, performing arts centers, public television and radio stations, theaters, auditoriums, libraries, exhibition, performance and rehearsal space, galleries, artists and dancers studios, recording studios, and recreational, educational, office, living, parking, restaurant, retail or storage space related to any of the foregoing. The decision of the trust in determining that a person is a participating cultural institution shall be final and conclusive. The annual average admissions of each person which would itself qualify as a participating cultural institution and which leases or licenses space in a performing arts center from another participating cultural institution (the "lessor") shall be attributed to the lessor for purposes of this article and article twenty of this chapter.

4.

"Trust for cultural resources" or "trust" shall mean the trust for cultural resources of the city of New York created by this article.
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