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Meet the Professionals

Erin Maciel, RLA

Senior Landscape Architect

Erin Pless Maciel has over 10 years’ experience as a landscape architect on public infrastructure, parkland and residential projects and is proficient in leading multidisciplinary design teams, construction documents, construction inspection and details. Ms. Maciel’s strengths include generating strategic project implementation strategies for a variety of public clients based on their needs and funding capabilities, writing consultant scopes-of-work and developing requests for proposals. Ms. Maciel excels at complex project management for projects over $10M, is proficient with client interaction, government communications and reaching community and stakeholder consensus on politically sensitive projects. Erin has also been successful at obtaining national, state and local funding grants for community-driven projects and presenting vision documents to potential funding partners.

Professional Affiliations
  • Registered Landscape Architect, New York #002410
  • American Society of Landscape Architects, ASLA
Professional Experience
  • CLA Site
    Saratoga Springs, New York (2017 – Present)
  • City of New York Department of Transportation, (2014 – 2017) Senior Project Manager
  • NYS Department of Transportation (2007 – 2014) Landscape Architect
Honors
  • New York City Public Design Commission 35th Annual Excellence in Design Award: Downtown Far Rockaway Streetscape- 2017
  • Federal Highway Administration Environmental Excellence Award 2011New York Route 347 Project
  • L-Train Shutdown Charrette, Van Alen Institute, Juror
Education
  • Master of Science in Urban Affairs City University of New York – Hunter College, 2011 New York, New York
  • BLA Landscape Architecture, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, 2006 Syracuse, New York
  • Rome Free Academy, 2001
Publications
  • Under the Elevated: Reclaiming Space, Connecting Communities, Design Trust for Public Space and NYC Department of Transportation March 2015
  • ISBN:978-0-9777175-2-1
Presentations
  • Parks Without Borders Summit, Improving the Public Realm through Creativity and Collaboration, 2016
Municipal Projects

Rockaway Freeway Community Green Infrastructure Pilot (June 2016- Sept 2017)
Senior Project Manager

  • NYCDOT- Rockaway Waterfront Alliance- Design Trust for Public Space
  • Cost: < $50k (NY Community Trust Grant)

NY347 and NY112 Roadway Reconstruction, Terryville and Port Jefferson, NY (October 2012- 2015)
Landscape Architect

  • NYSDOT (PIN 0054.05/D262168)
  • Cost : $22.9M

NY110 Drainage and Roadway Improvements – Roundabout Construction,
Prime Avenue to Young’s Hill Road, Suffolk County
(2009-2012)
Landscape Architect

  • NYSDOT (PIN 0112.52)
  • Construction Cost: $38M

Riverhead Downtown Streetscape Reconstruction (2012-2014)
Landscape Architect

  • NYSDOT (PIN 0809.18 /D262392)
  • Construction Cost: $3M

Stony Brook Village Pedestrian and ADA Improvements (NY25A), NY 110 and NY 24 (2009-2011)
Landscape Architect

  • NYSDOT (PIN 0809.11)
  • Construction Cost: $1.9M

NY110 Reconstruction and Bridge Widening, Long Island Expressway (I495)
Interchange to Nikon Court
(2009-2011)
Landscape Architect

  • NYSDOT (PIN 0112.53 /D260974)
  • Construction Cost: $27.9M
Municipal Projects

Rome Barge Canal and Old Erie Canal Waterfront Park (Sept 2017- Present)
Senior Landscape Architect

  • City Of Rome, NYS Canal Corporation, Department of State
  • Downtown Rome Brownfield Opportunity Area (Sept 2017- Present)

Sauqouit Creek Trail and Park Master Plan (Sept 2017- Present)
Senior Landscape Architect

  • Town of Whitestown
  • Empire State Development Grant

Central Bridge Complete Streets Plan (Sept 2017- Present)
Senior Landscape Architect

  • Town of Schorarie, Office of Community Renewal

Downtown Far Rockaway Urban Design and Streetscape Reconstruction Project (June 2014- Sept 2017)
Senior Project Manager

  • GOSR- NYCDOT- NYCDDC
  • Cost: $26M (CBDG-NYC-FHWA-RESO-A )
  • Rockaway East Community Reconstruction Plan

Beach 108th Street Improvement Project (June 2014- Sept 2017)
Senior Project Manager

  • GOSR- NYCDOT- NYCDDC
  • Cost: $10M (CBDG-NYC)
  • Rockaway West Community Reconstruction Plan