Status Update: Optima II
Feb23

Status Update: Optima II

Foundation work continues on the second tower in the miniature downtown development known as Optima Chicago Center. The first tower, a 42-story black and blue glass monolith at 200 East Illinois Street, opened in October of 2013. The second tower, next door at 220 East Illinois, is expected to rise 57 stores into the Streeterville skyline this year. The Chicago Architecture Blog’s Daniel Schell visited the construction site...

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Status Update: Optima Tower
Apr18

Status Update: Optima Tower

  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). Previous coverage: New Chicago Skyscraper Faces Challenges...

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