Friends Lake Inn

Friends Lake Inn
Master Planning and design for a major expansion of this historic Adirondack–style Country Inn. The Inn was awarded the coveted Grand Award from Wine Spectator Magazine, the next year, one of only five restaurants in the world to receive this award, at that time.

Renovation included a new 100–seat dining room with wraparound view of the lake, a new front desk and lobby, a new bar and re-design of kitchen and serving line, the addition of a10,000–bottle elite wine cellar and tasting room, additional guest rooms with covered porches, master planning of the site and grounds, handicapped accessibility improvements, and plans for remodeling of cross country ski center and conference facilities. Inn and Wine collection sold to new owners in 2005.


Name: Friends Lake Inn
Location: Friends Lake, NY
Building Type: Historic Inn
Square Feet: 10,000