Construction Update
Optima Tower


Optima Tower under construction

The foundation is in place and this week workers are furiously pouring concrete for the lower floors of what will eventually be the 42-story residential skyscraper called Optima Tower (200 East Illinois Street).

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Optima Tower under construction


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