As a native of Los Angeles, I was very intrigued by your question.
Once I got started, I couldnt quit. Heres what I discovered.
As some point in time that I cannot pinpoint, the Title Insurance and
Trust Company began being called TI Corporation (of California) and
THOMAS J. LONG BUSINESS AND ECONOMICS LIBRARY
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
ANNUAL REPORT COLLECTION
(see TI Corp. (of California))
(see Title Insurance and Trust Company)
This M&A Activity page lists CorporateAffiliations.com companies
which have merged, changed name, or gone out of business.
TI Corporation (of California)
name changed to TICOR
USC Archival Research Center
The California Historical Society Digital Archive contains over 5,000
photographs from the California Historical Society Collection of over
23,000 photographs. The full archive was placed on long-term deposit
at USC in 1990 and includes the Title Insurance and Trust Company,
also known as TICOR, and the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce
Collections, both of which are incomparable for the documentary
picture they provide of the development of the Los Angeles region
between 1860 and 1960.
Ticor Title can be found at: http://www.ticortitle.com/
Ticor Title has a Southern California branch in Pasadena at:
131 North El Molino Avenue, Suite 180
Pasadena, CA 91101
(626) 432-7666 Fax
Ticor Title was acquired by Chicago Title and Trust Co. in 1991.
On March 8, 1991, the Ticor Title companies were acquired by Chicago
Title and Trust Co. The Ticor Title group is now composed of two
companies: Ticor Title Insurance Co. and Ticor Title Guarantee Co.
Ticor Title's heritage can be traced to 1893 with the merger of two
abstract companies in Los Angeles.
Fidelity National Title acquired Chicago Title Corp. in 1999
FNF, through Micro General, sponsored and financed a new interest
transaction intermediary company called Escrow.com.
FNF announces its plan to acquire Chicago Title Corp. and its title
insurance subsidiaries - Chicago Title, Ticor Title and Security Union
Title, thus creating the world's largest title insurance
I wasnt able to determine exactly when the Title Insurance and Trust
Company moved from the Spring Street building. However, the building
was designated a historic cultural monument August 5, 1988.
Historic-Cultural Monuments in Council District 14
TITLE INSURANCE AND TRUST COMPANY BUILDING & ANNEX, 419 (Annex) and
433 (Building) South Spring Street, Los
Angeles. The Title Insurance & Trust Company Building, is a complex of
two buildings designed by architect John Parkinson. The primary
building is in a restrained "Zig-Zag" Moderne style and the main lobby
utilizes "Zig-Zag" and Art Deco motifs. Declared: 8/5/88
Los Angeles, Department of City Planning
HISTORIC-CULTURAL MONUMENT (HCM) REPORT
Title Insurance & Trust Company Building and Annex 433 S. Spring
And, according to the Mural Conservancy of Los Angeles, the building
was used as a temporary site of the Central Public Library until 1993.
The building is noted for the murals of Hugo Ballin.
University of Southern California, Public Art Works in the Los Angeles
Art Deco Society of Los Angeles
You may be interested in a book written by Ernest J. Loebbecke in
1973, Serving the Nation's Needs for Diversified Financial Services:
The Story of the TI Corporation. Loebbecke was Chairman of the Board
of Title Insurance and Trust Company.
UNIVERSITY OF SAN FRANCISCO, HONORARY DEGREES
Roster of Conferrals
LOEBBECKE, Ernest J.
Chairman of the Board, Title Insurance and Trust Company. Regent of
the University of San Francisco.
This book is available at Amazon.com
Loebbecke, Ernest J
Title: Serving the Nation's Needs for Diversified Financial Services.
The Story of the TI Corporation (of California)
Place of Publication: NY: Newcomen Society
Date of Publication: 1973
And at AbeBooks
SERVING THE NATION'S NEEDS FOR DIVERSIFIED FINANCIAL SERVICES
NY NEWCOMEN SOCIETY 1973. VERY FINE. SC, 23PP, THE STORY OF THE TI
CORPORATION (OF CALIFORNIA)
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