Optima Old Orchard Woods, Skokie

by Chicago Agent

Optima Old Orchard Woods is strategically located in the vibrant Skokie/Glenview/Wilmette corridor and will include a total of 691 residences in three towers. Each tower will include a two-story glass-enclosed lobby and fitness center on the penthouse floor. The contemporary building is the latest and largest Chicago-area condominium building designed by award-winning architect David Hovey and built by Optima Inc., his development company.

In addition to a swimming pool, large spa, sun deck and fitness centers, Optima Old Orchard Woods includes a two-story party room and an entrance facing the forest preserve. The entrance is formed by a 500-foot long portico and a brick paver drive encircling a landscaped quadrangle with a formal garden and a 90 X 120-foot reflecting pond and fountains. The east side of the building will feature a landscaped park with a pond, seating and a tennis court. A bridge over the pond leads to a bicycle path.

Optima Old Orchard Woods is three blocks south of Old Orchard Road and a block north of Golf Road, six blocks from the four-way interchange onto the Edens Expressway, a mile from the Skokie Swift Station and three blocks west of Old Orchard Shopping Center. Harms Woods offers walking paths, the Harms Wood Stables and the Chick Evans 18-hole public golf course.

The remaining two- and three-bedroom plans at Oak Tower are priced from $343,300 for two bedrooms and from $534,300 for three-bedroom plans with two indoor garage spaces. Deliveries begin in the spring and continue through summer and fall of 2006.

Phase Two of Optima Old Orchard Woods, Elm Tower, offers two- and three-bedroom condominiums for delivery from November 2006 through the summer 2007. Prices range from the $350,000s for two-bedroom plans and from $493,100 for three-bedroom plans with two indoor garage spaces. Prices in Maple Tower range from the $270,000s for one-bedroom plans, from the $340,000s for two-bedroom plans and from the mid-$500,000s for three-bedroom plans with two indoor garage spaces. Penthouses range from $500,000 to more than $1 million.

For more information, visit the Optima Inc. Evanston sales office at 1741 Maple St.; call 847.570.9500 for voice mail; or visit www.optimaweb.com.

HOUSING TYPE Condominiums
PRICE RANGE From $270,000s
DELIVERY DATE Starting Spring 2006

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