Awards and Publications
2013 Outstanding Smart Growth Policies and Plans from Growth Smart Rhode Island – Woonsocket Main Street Livability Plan
2012 Preservation Award from Historic Salem, Inc. – Salem Urban Renewal Plan Update
2011 Comprehensive Planning Award from the Massachusetts Chapter American Planning Association – Massachusetts Downtown Initiative
2011 Planning Project Award from Massachusetts Chapter American Planning Association – Marlborough Economic Development Master Plan: Building the New Marlborough Economy
2011 Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation Certificate of Commendation for Leadership in Community Preservation Efforts – New London Neighborhood Revitalization Planning Study
2011 American Council of Engineering Companies/Massachusetts Excellence in Engineering Silver Award – Oak Bluffs Ferry Terminal
2010 Outstanding Planning Award, Large Municipality Planning Project from the Massachusetts Chapter American Planning Association – Rutherford Avenue Corridor Study
2010 Outstanding Planning Award, Small Municipality Planning Project from the Massachusetts Chapter American Planning Association – Lee Eagle and Laurel Mills Redevelopment Studies
2009 Outstanding Planning Award from the Massachusetts Chapter American Planning Association – Framingham Downtown Planning
2008 Outstanding Comprehensive Planning Project from the Rhode Island Chapter American Planning Association – Aquidneck Island West Side Master Plan
2007 Outstanding Planning Award/Planning Project from the Massachusetts Chapter American Planning Association – Kingston 40R Bylaw and Design Standards
2003 Sense of Place Award from Town of Falmouth – Main Street Beautification, Falmouth, MA
2002 Honor Award for Planning form Boston Society of Landscape Architects – Boston Central Artery Corridor Master Plan
1999 Comprehensive Planning Award Honorable Mention from Massachusetts Chapter American Planning Association – Southeastern Massachusetts: Vision 2020
Born Again, Rhode Island Monthly, August 2012: Director of Landscape Architecture, Erik Bednarek’s landscape design for a private residence in Wickford, Rhode Island is the feature of August’s 2012 At Home section.
Pedestrian Friendly Transit Oriented Development Catching On, Banker & Tradesman, February 27, 2011
Them and Us, Architecture Boston, Spring 2009: Steve Cecil, Principal of The Cecil Group participated in a round table discussion for the article which focused on the topic of relationships between institutions and the cities they reside in.
Improving Sustainability Through Landscapes, New England Planning, May 2009: Ken Buckland, Principal with The Cecil Group writes about how thoughtful landscape design can improve sustainability of our built environment.