Optima Chicago Rentals - Lakeshore East

200 East Illinois, Chicago IL

Optima Chicago Having opened in the summer of 2014, Optima apartments for rent feature some of the newest and most fashionable interior spaces you’ll find of any luxury apartment building in Chicago. Also known as Optima Chicago Center and located at 200 E. Illinois Street, this sleek new rental complex stands 42 stories high and houses 325 ultra-luxurious apartment rentals in its first phase (plans for another 60 story pairing are still in the development stages as of late 2014). Like so many of the luxury rental buildings that have burst onto Chicago’s real estate scene, the interiors at Optima apartments for rent are absolutely immaculate, and the common building amenities are equally as impressive.

Located in the heart of Chicago’s Streeterville neighborhood, Optima Center Chicago boasts studio, one-, two-, and three-bedroom residences and offer a variety of attractive and spacious floor plans. Although the rental market in downtown Chicago is always hot and plenty of newer construction, luxury buildings are available for locals to choose, pricing for Optima apartment rentals is among the highest in all of Chicago.

When the building first opened, studio apartments in Optima started at $1,960, one-bedrooms at $2,011, two-bedrooms at $2,994, three bedrooms at $4,744, and the insanely lavish penthouse units at $10,154. In addition to the residential spaces at Optima Center Chicago, there are also seventeen private office spaces that are available for lease by residents, and also 17,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space on the building’s main level.

Interior Finishes at Optima Apartment Rentals

Although the exterior at Optima has sharp angles and a sleek, modern design, the interiors are actually quite comfortable and inviting. Floor-to-ceiling windows capture the beauty of downtown Chicago and the surrounding cityscape, while other finished include bamboo flooring, high-quality kitchens with stainless steel appliances and custom cabinetry, granite counters in the kitchens and bathrooms, frameless glass showers, and stunning track lighting that blends in perfectly with the overall style felt within. In-unit laundry is also part of the interior package here at the Optima Chicago Center.

Optima Apartment Rentals

Optima Amenities | 200 E. Illinois Chicago, IL

Amenities at the Optima Chicago Center truly are remarkable, to say the least. Residents who already call 200 E. Illinois home enjoy a lush rooftop garden with plenty of open space to roam and enjoy the stunning outlooks of downtown Chicago. Along with that, there’s also a small pool that’s right on the edge of the building, as well as lounge seating, a flat screen TV, and some fire pits that really make for quite an atmosphere.

The lobby at Optima has soaring ceilings with a sleek design and the building also house a 10th floor fitness and aquatic center that offers the following features: 14 foot floor-to-ceiling windows with fabulous views while you work out, state-of-the-art exercise equipment, a 15 meter indoor pool, and a hydro therapy spa and steam room.

The 32nd floor at Optima Chicago Center boasts a Residents’ Club, which is a great lounge space for social gatherings and entertaining on a large scale. There’s also an outdoor terrace here that provides great views of the Chicago River and some of the city’s most iconic buildings. Two private kitchens are also part of the Residents’ Club at Optima for maximum entertaining convenience.


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