Optima Verdana

Welcome To Optima Verdana

For those seeking an exceptional lifestyle on Chicago’s North Shore, Optima Verdana is an extraordinary expression of luxury that merges inspired design, breathtaking natural beauty, unparalleled service and a strong connection to community to create a flawlessly curated experience. Optima Verdana offers meticulously designed one-, two-, and three-bedroom homes ranging in size from 660 SF up to nearly 2,900 SF. Floor plans feature high-quality designer materials and fixtures, floor-to-ceiling windows, abundant storage and Optima’s signature vertical landscaping system. Refined elegance emanates from every corner, creating spaces that are beautifully crafted and simply unrivaled. Join our VIP interest list to be among the first to view Optima Verdana when pre-leasing begins in January 2023.

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Inspired Design

Exceptional design drives us in everything we do and in each step of our process, and Optima Verdana will be unlike anything in Wilmette and the surrounding communities. From the lush, evergreen vertical landscaping to the thoughtfully-curated and detailed residences, to the expansive amenity spaces, our sense of form and function allows us to usher in a new luxury lifestyle to this prestigious community. While our passion for sustainable, thoughtful design has been part of Optima since our beginning, we strive to break new ground with each project; Optima Verdana is no exception. Driven by a vision to introduce refreshing perspectives that reflect the village’s iconic values — honesty, integrity, teamwork, commitment to excellence, knowledge and respect — we embrace the community’s future through a new, elevated sense of home.

Community Amenities

  • 7th floor rooftop vantage point with unsurpassed views
  • Heated, glass-enclosed lap pool designed for year-round use
  • Spa and sauna
  • Barbecues, fire pits, and lounge areas
  • Three distinct outdoor terraces including a sundeck, garden lounge, and dining area
  • Party room with demonstration kitchen
  • Residents club
  • Card room

Apartment Amenities

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows with sunscreening roller shades
  • Private heated indoor parking with EV charging stations
  • Robust smart home technology including keyless entry, thermostats, and lighting
  • Expansive closets with built-in closet systems
  • 10" luxury plank flooring throughout
  • Powder rooms, dens, pantries and water closets*
  • In-unit washer and dryer
  • Utility rooms with built-in storage and utility sinks*

Unparalleled Amenities and Unrivaled Services

Residents of Optima Verdana can indulge in an elevated lifestyle, where a carefully curated collection of amenities and services accentuate every moment. From the richly appointed rooftop Sky Deck to the active pursuits within the residents’ club, there are endless ways to pursue your passions. On-site services like housekeeping, dry cleaning and in-home package delivery round out a convenient and luxurious lifestyle tailored to the residents of Optima Verdana.


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For more than 40 years, Optima has changed the landscape of design and real estate development across the Chicago and Phoenix markets. Since its founding in 1978 by David and Eileen Hovey, Optima set out to control and execute every aspect of the process in-house – development, design, construction, sales and management – for a dynamic system that offers greater efficiency and flexibility. Working together with David Hovey Jr., AIA and Tara Hovey, they continue to refine Optima’s visionary approach, innovative technology and progressive environmental standards.

Managed by Optima Real Estate, Inc.

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