Optima Center is located at 200 East Illinois Street on Parcel 1 of the larger Cityfront Plaza planned development in the Streeterville neighborhood of the city of Chicago, Cook County, Illinois. The site was a previously vacant lot. The development consisted of a 42-story multi-use building containing three retail/office levels, eight parking garage levels, two amenity levels, rental apartment levels, and a mechanical penthouse level. A sky deck is located on the main roof level. The building contains 325 multifamily residential apartments, over 20,000 square feet of commercial retail and office space, and 238 garage parking spaces. The total gross building area is indicated to be 533,990 square feet.
PR&A was retained to provide Design and Document Review, construction monitoring and closeout services during development.