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The AT&T Park Glove and Urban Ore. An origin story.

by Urban Ore - 09.22.2015

Want to know about Urban Ore’s connection to AT&T Park’s famed baseball glove sculpture? There are a few origin stories actually. Read this article and…

What makes a good planter? Anything that can contain a plant.

by Urban Ore - 04.09.2015

Here at Urban Ore we are very lucky to have a dedicated gardener to help keep our grounds looking pleasant. Alice Green, an old friend…

Urban Ore Canvas Bags! ONLY $5!! Made in the U.S.A. from 100% Organic Cotton

by Urban Ore - 03.07.2013

Back in stock by popular demand!  Urban Ore canvas bags are proudly made in the U.S.A. from 100% organic cotton.  ONLY $5!  Now that Alameda…

5 Sink-or-Swim Toilet Measurements

by Valerie Carey - 02.25.2013

Urban Ore… “Isn’t that the place with all the toilets outside?” Why, yes it is. Thanks for noticing! The magnitude of toilet-ness (toiletry?) on display…

Gettin’ the Lead Out

by Valerie Carey - 01.21.2013

A lot of people come to us asking for advice on lead paint. It’s a good thing to be concerned about, as it can pose…