Optima Old Orchard Woods in Skokie recently received two architectural awards: the Distinguished Building Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects, Illinois, and a Merit Award for innovation from Buildings Magazine.

The contemporary condominium building overlooking the Harms Woods Forest Preserve includes 646 condominiums in three interconnected towers. Each tower has a separate two-story, glass-enclosed entry. The courtyard includes a 500-foot portico, paver driveway and landscaped quadrangle with a lighted reflecting pond and 20 fountains.

The third and final phase of sales in Maple Tower is under way, and buyers can choose from one-to-three-bedroom plans or three bedrooms and a den as well as extra-large combination designs and penthouses.

Prices at Optima start at $199,680 for one-bedroom plans, from $275,120 for two-bedroom plans, and from $409,240 for three-bedroom plans.

Penthouse floor plans are available, priced from $665,000 to $1,375,000.