International House

1218 16th St. NW was built in 1907.  The plaque on the door reads:  “Ennis William Cosby International House of the National Council of Negro Women, Inc.”  The NCNW was founded in 1935 by Mary McLeod Bethune, and has its headquarters nearby at 633 Pennsylvania Avenue. Bill Cosby has donated to the NCNW in honor of his murdered son Ennis.