Naniboujou Lodge

On the northeast tip of Minnesota, on the shores of Lake Superior, is the Naniboujou Lodge and Restaurant.

The main dining room has been restored to its former glory.

It features Cree Indian–inspired designs and Minnesota’s largest stone fireplace, according to the lodge.

The ceiling has been referred to as the “North Woods’ answer to the Sistine Chapel.”

It was painted in the late 1920s by French artist Antoine Gouffee.

In the lobby is a “gossip chair,” which dates from the late 1920s, when the lodge first opened.

The Naniboujou was conceived of as a private club, members-only, with no promotional advertising.

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