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WHAT’S GOING HERE?: 4 apartment buildings proposed near Yonge Street and Major Mackenzie Drive

A total of 790 units proposed on the site
Jan. 18, 2021
Sheila Wang

Three development companies aspire to carve out space for four tall residential buildings near the intersection of Major Mackenzie Drive West and Yonge Street in Richmond Hill.


Who: The Acorn Development Corporation, Acorn Major Mack Inc. and Woodcreek Development Corporation

Where: 190, 210 and 230 Major MacKenzie Drive West and 129, 133, 137, 141, 143 and 147 Arnold Crescent

What: The applications seek to permit a high-density residential development comprised of four apartment buildings ranging in height from 10 to 19 storeys with at-grade townhouse dwelling units, and a total of 790 residential units on the subject lands.

How: The developers have requested the city amend the official plan and zoning bylaw.

What next: A council public meeting will be scheduled and held at a later date, with formal notice being provided pursuant to the statutory requirements of the planning act.

Any person wishing to submit written comments that will become part of the public record may do so by email to, or by mail to the city clerk, the Corporation of the City of Richmond Hill, 225 East Beaver Creek Road, Richmond Hill, Ontario, L4B 3P4, or fax to 905-771-2502.

Additional information about the applications may be obtained by contacting the assigned Planner Leigh Ann Penner at 905-771-2462 or