Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani
I asked Shaykh Mahmoud Usmani about this: It is valid, but blameworthy. You should continue to pray there, but encourage them to face the qibla itself.
For details about the qibla in North America, please check Shaykh Nuh Keller's Port in a Storm: A Fiqh Solution to the North American Qibla.
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