Headquarters for Minnesota Mining & Manufacturing, more popularly known as 3M, inventors of Scotch Tape and Post-It Notes. The building sits on the north side of Interstate 94, just east of the St. Paul city limits. It is the first high-rise building of the Twin Cities metropolitan area when approaching from the east.Location: 2501 Hudson Road, Maplewood, Minnesota
By 1965, after 3M had become the largest corporation in both Maplewood and the state of Minnesota, the business became a full one-third of the Maplewood tax base. The first research laboratory building at the 3M Center was completed in 1955 and the first headquarters building was opened in 1962.